The application must be submitted by corporate bodies registered in Hong Kong. A significant part of the development effort of the relevant product / service / programme mentioned in the application must come from local resources.
Rules and Regulations
1. The submitted product / service should have been launched and in operation (except R&D category or stream for students).
2. The same application is only allowed to be submitted to a maximum of ONE award stream (except Best ICT Startup Award) among all the award categories, and applicant should declare that in the application form. Any application found to enter into more than one award stream will be disqualified and any award / certificate granted will be withdrawn as well.
3. The winning entries of Gold / Silver / Bronze award in the previous years of Hong Kong ICT Awards are not allowed to enter the Awards again, unless there is significant change or enhancement in the product/service.
4. The applicant must:
(i) observe intellectual property rights. Applicant shall bear full legal and related responsibilities arise from any possible breach of intellectual property rights, and shall indemnify the Organiser, and the Government of HKSAR against any claims and liabilities arising from any such breach;
(ii) show up to attend assessment interview to present the submitted entry; in case of joint application, all applicants should show up;
(iii) agree to participate in publicity events when invited by the Organiser;
(iv) note that all entries remain its own property. It is its responsibility to protect its own intellectual property rights. All parties in the management, administration and assessment processes will not be liable for any loss of intellectual property rights belong to the owner;
(v) agree that none of the submitted information, documents and materials (including all supporting materials for display, illustration or demonstration) as part of the entry will be returned. The Organiser could decide the proper way to handle them at its sole discretion;
(vi) agree that the decision of the Judging Panel will be absolutely final on all matters;
(vii) accept the Organiser or the Steering Committee of the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2014 has the right to reject or disqualify an entry and to withhold any award from an entry without any explanation;
(viii) consent that the Rules and Regulations are subjected to change without prior announcement by the Organiser when necessary.
(i) 遵守知識產權。如有任何違反知識產權情況，參賽機構應承擔全部法律和相關責任 ; 並應賠償主辦機構和香港特區政府可能負責的任何索賠；