1. General

  • The Open Call is organised and administered by Art Dubai Fair FZ LLC (“ADF”), a company registered at Office 403A, Building 7, Dubai Design District, Dubai.
  • Any person who applies to the Urban Commissions Open Call (“OC”) is the known as the “Participant(s)” and these terms and conditions govern both ADF and the Participant(s)’s (“Parties”) engagement in the open call
  • ADF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the OC if, in ADF’s reasonable opinion, it is no longer appropriate to continue.
  • These terms and conditions shall in all respects be governed by English law. The Parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the DIFC courts in respect of all disputes arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions.
  • ADF reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time without notice by publishing updated terms and conditions at www.dubaidesignweek.ae

2. Participants

  • ADF reserves the right in its sole discretion to request further details of the Participants proposal (“Proposal”) including proof of any patents, design applications or registrations, trademark applications or registrations, other rights, permissions or applications and the Participant shall not enter a Proposal using a design that is owned by any other third party
  • By submitting the Proposal, each Participant confirms that they are the owner or licensee of all appropriate intellectual property (and moral rights) in the Proposal.
  • ADF may at its sole discretion reject any Participant(s) Proposal’s without providing reason.
  • Participant(s) may submit multiple Proposal’s subject to each Proposal not being similar in nature of concept.
  • Unless expressly agreed otherwise, Participant(s) accept that the submitted Proposals can be made publicly available on ADF media channels and will be capable of being shared by members of the general public across any and all media channels including the Internet.
  • ADF shall keep all Participant(s) contact details confidential and shall not disclose them to third parties without the written consent of the Participant(s).

3. Selection Process

  • Entries for all submitted Proposals close on August 30th 2020 23.59 GMT.
  • ADF, at its sole discretion, may award one or more submissions that will receive an award (“Award”):
  • The decisions of ADF are final and cannot be contested and ADF reserves the right, without giving reasoning, to not award any Proposal if, in ADF’s sole opinion and at ADF’s sole discretion, the OC does not reveal a suitable Proposal to be awarded.
  • The Participant(s) may at its sole discretion choose to accept or refuse the Award.

4. Other

  • ADF is not responsible for obtaining or verifying any intellectual property rights relating to a Proposal and it is the responsibility of the Participant(s) to secure protection for a Proposal if required.
  • All intellectual property rights in the Proposal shall remain (as between the Parties) the property of the Participant(s) save for the winning Proposal receiving the Award, whereby the Participant receiving the Award agrees to transfer all rights to intellectual property relating to the Proposal to A.R.M. Holding, the funder of the Award, and grant then a free, perpetual and irrevocable license to use the IP rights pertaining to Proposal
  • The Participant(s) shall fully indemnify, keep indemnified and hold harmless ADF & A.R.M Holding against all costs, expenses (including legal expenses), damages, losses or liabilities suffered or incurred by ADF (howsoever arising) as a result (directly or indirectly) of the Participant(s) infringement of the intellectual property rights of a third party. For the avoidance of doubt, where the relevant Proposal is submitted by a team, the liability of each team member under this clause shall be joint and several.
  • Each Participant(s) hereby grants ADF & A.R.M Holding a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free license (with right to sub-license) to use, display, publish, disseminate the materials submitted in the Proposal for the purposes of promoting ADF & A.R.M Holding, the Participant, the Proposal or the OC.
  • Without prejudice to any other right or remedy which it may have, ADF shall be entitled, on written notice, to terminate the participation of the Participant(s) in the OC, Award or Acceleration for breach of these terms and conditions or for bringing into disrepute ADF or any of its programmes or partners.
  • ADF will not pass on the entrant’s personal data to third parties without the Participant(s) prior written consent.

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