This page states the terms and conditions under which you may submit an entry for consideration in the 2017 MITX Awards at the official site of the MITX Awards: www.mitxawards.org.
Please read this page carefully. The Terms govern your entry. Your entry implies agreement to the terms and conditions as follows.
Terms and Conditions
1. Submitting Content
Entrants are responsible for their own communications and the consequences of submitting an Entry. An Entrant may not:
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2. Grant of License
MITX has no obligation to screen an Entry or Entry Material in advance, and is not responsible for monitoring Entries, to prevent violation of intellectual property ownership rights, or violations of any law, rule or regulation. If MITX is notified of submissions or materials that allegedly do not conform to the Terms, MITX may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to eliminate an Entry from consideration for any Awards category. MITX has no liability or responsibility to Entrants or other users of the Web Site or Entry Material for performance or non-performance of such activities.
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