TERMS OF SERVICE
Last updated: February 7, 2022
AGREEMENT TO TERMS
The Golden Script Competition's senior judging panel as well as its readers include working entertainment industry professionals, third party companies, organizations, studios, agencies, or management professionals with which they are affiliated and that are not responsible for its policies, procedures, systems, or operations. While judges and administrators are dedicated to the anonymity of submitting writers and work to maintain the highest levels of fairness throughout the reading and judging process, there is no guarantee whatsoever as to the scoring, outcome, or publicity of any submission. We reserve the right to amend contest rules at any time.
COPYRIGHT AND OWNERSHIP
Neither The Golden Script Competition nor any other partner, employee or agent associated with this competition claim any ownership in any original material submitted to us. All ownership and rights to the material submitted remain with the writer claiming authorship of the scripted material. Writer assumes all copyright liability and duties to protect same at any given time.
Submission of written materials establishes each writer's consent to The Golden Script Competition to the use of entrants’ names, likenesses, photographs, and/or personal information for promotional purposes. We will honor any request to keep the identity of any writer private upon written request. The format in which writers enter their names into the contest is how they will be presented to the public on the website and in any publicity we publish.
Once a script is submitted, administrative processes commence; therefore all fees submitted are non-refundable.
SUBMISSION CONDITIONS AND RELEASE
Writers submitting to The Golden Script Competition agree to release and hold harmless The Golden Script Competition, its subsidiary, parent and affiliated companies, judges, screenplay readers, sponsors, and any other organizations responsible for administering, advertising or promoting your submission of material, against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, and to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the The Golden Script Competition and its owners, agents, and employees from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities.
All scores are final and purely at the discretion of the Judging Panel as well as the readers. Writer acknowledges that any and all written feedback and analysis commentary is objectively presented and intended to be illustrative, instructive, and helpful in guiding the writer along a professional path. Scores and comments are in accordance with current professional film and television industry standards, but writer accepts them as purely subjective pursuant to the judgment and opinion of the individual reader-analyst and agrees not to request, demand, or suggest alternate, different, or revised written feedback; no guarantees of satisfaction on the part of the writer are expressed or implied.
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Last updated: February 7, 2022
1. HOW WE COLLECT(ED) YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect(ed) your email information when you submit(ed) a script to us or when you sign(ed) up to our newsletter;
2. WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT(ED)
We collect(ed) information that was necessary to contact you with results of your submissions; or to inform you of our upcoming competition deadlines and programmes. The information in our database is limited to emails and submissions details.
3. WHY WE COLLECT(ED) YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND HOW WE USE IT
We use the information we hold about you for a number of purposes including to provide information you have asked for, to provide a service you have requested from us, to request additional information from you and to inform you of special offers.
We keep your personal information as long as is necessary for the purposes set out above or until you unsubscribe. In any newsletter or mail out you will always be offered the opportunity to unsubscribe.
4. WE’LL NEVER SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
The Golden Script Competition will not and has never shared, sold or otherwise make available your personal information to third parties.
5. YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
You have certain rights under data protection laws in relation to the personal information we hold and are using. To exercise your rights, please use the contact details provided under the ‘Contact Us about your personal information’ section below.
Your rights include asking for a copy of the information we hold about you, having any inaccurate information we hold about you corrected, or to request that we stop emailing you. (The option to unsubscribe will always be evident on our mail-outs)
6. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The Golden Script Competition is committed to keeping your data secure. We use a variety of procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access and use.
7. CHANGES TO THIS DATA PROTECTION NOTICE
We will keep this data protection notice under review. The latest version of this notice will always appear on this page.
8. CONTACT US ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL DATA
If you would like more information or would like to raise any queries, exercise your rights or make a complaint in relation to our use of your email address, you may contact us to the following address: contact[at]goldenscript.net