Participants must comply with the relevant copyright legislation. Entries in violation of copyright or related offences will be disqualified. The participant should bear his/her own legal liability. Any legal dispute is not related to UOB Hong Kong. Participants agree that UOB Hong Kong reserves the right including but not limited to reproduce, use, modify, exhibit, publish and distribute the entries through any media for the purpose of marketing and promotion without any payment in respect of such use and prior notice to the participants.
Each participant can submit a maximum of one entry for each of the mentioned genres. Submission of more than one entry for each of the genres would lead to disqualification.
Participants should not submit artworks that have been offered for sale, published, entered or awarded any prizes in previous contest/competition(s) or exhibited publicly in any form including online exhibitions.
The artwork must not promote illegal behaviour; support racial, religious, sexual or other invidious prejudice; advocate sexual or violent exploitation; violate rights established by law or agreements; invade the privacy of any person; or be otherwise disqualified by UOB in its sole and conclusive determination.
All winners agree to unconditionally transfer the ownership and copyright of their artworks to UOB Hong Kong. UOB Hong Kong has the right to use the images of any winning artworks for marketing and advertising purposes.
All winning artworks will be exhibited at the UOB Art in Ink Awards Exhibition which will be held at selected UOB offices in Hong Kong and any other locations as determined by UOB Hong Kong. UOB Hong Kong has the absolute discretion to decide the venues and the dates.
All entries will be evaluated by the panel of judges appointed at the discretion of UOB. The decision of the judges is final. No correspondence will be entered into this subject before, during, and/or after the Awards.
All winners will be required to co-operate with UOB Hong Kong for the promotions related to the Awards and act as mentors for art programmes as determined by UOB Hong Kong from time to time.
UOB Hong Kong reserves the right not to award any of the stipulated prizes should entries fail, in the judges’ opinion, to meet the required standards.
UOB Hong Kong may, at its sole and absolute discretion, make exceptions to allow for artworks by full-time art students which have been exhibited at their respective school graduation shows but which have not been offered for sale, published, entered in previous competition or exhibited in any other form.
All non-winning artworks can be collected from a designated location on 1 November 2021 onwards, address and details will be announced in due course. Any artwork that is not collected on or before 31 December 2021 will become the property of UOB. UOB will exercise full discretion to the management, distribution and use of the uncollected artworks and will not be liable for any damages to uncollected artworks.
UOB Hong Kong reserves the right to change the guidelines and Rules and Regulations at any time without prior notice and the Awards may be withdrawn or terminated by UOB Hong Kong at its discretion without prior notice. UOB Hong Kong accepts no liability for any such change, withdrawal and termination.
An entry could be rejected by UOB Hong Kong at its absolute discretion when UOB Hong Kong considers that the entry does not conform to the guidelines set out in this website.
The decision of UOB Hong Kong on all matters not provided for by the above Rules and Regulations shall be final and conclusive. Any dispute regarding the above Rules and Regulations shall be resolved based on the English version.
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