1. By entering this Competition, contestants agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and all other requirements set out in the promotional materials and online submission platform (www.linkages.my)
  2. The Malaysian Association of Creativity & Innovation (MACRI) is the Organizer of this Competition in collaboration with MDeC (Multimedia Development Corporation), Digital Malaysia, RTM (Radio Televisyen Malaysia), Yayasan 1 Malaysia and managed by CHASERZ’.
  3. The Competition was officially launched on 8th August 2014. Closing date is 31st August 2014 at 23.59.59. Should the need arise, the Organizer may extend the closing date.
  4. Multiple submissions are permitted. Each submission must include the Contestant’s name(s) as stated in the MyKad or Passport, email address and contact phone number/s.
  5. Contestants may enter as individual or teams. Names of each person in the team must be included in the submission.
  6. Submissions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
    • Originality and novelty
    • Creativity in presentation
    • Clarity & Conciseness
    • Depth and authenticity
    • Virtue and social value
    • Level of Engagement with story teller
  1. Selection of the winners will be made by a Panel of Judges appointed by the Organizers. The decision of the Judges is final and shall not be disputed by the Contestants.
  2. Each Contestant warrants that all information provided is true, is their own original creation, does not infringe any third party (intellectual property) right and that the Contestant(s) is the sole author and proprietor of submission.
  3. Contestant also declares that the submission has not sold, assigned or otherwise transferred or granted any rights to any third party prior to entering the Competition.
  4. The Organizer reserves the right to request winning submission to provide proof of identity and age, proof of nationality, proof of entry validity and originality for verification. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize.
  5. The Organizer accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected submissions including submissions not received by the Organizer or delays in the delivery of the entry due to technical disruptions, network congestion or for any other reason.
  6. Entry is online via www.linkages.my/2014/v2/submit. Contestants must complete the submission form and agree to terms and conditions stipulated herein.
  7. The Organizer reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of Organizer, includes objectionable content, profanity, potentially insulting, racial sensitivity, inflammatory or defamatory statements. The Organizers may also disqualify any entrant who tampers with the submission process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms & Conditions. Entries which may be deemed fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Organizer or its collaborating partners will also be disqualified.
  8. Shortlisted submissions will be contacted 14 days after the closing date by telephone or e-mail. The Organizer will make all reasonable effort to contact the shortlisted entrees but cannot be held accountable if the entrant cannot be reached and therefore be declared ineligible.
  9. Shortlisted submissions will be announced publicly through our website (www.linkages.my) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/projectlinkages).
  10. The Organizer shall have the rights to publish and promote any of the entries received. Contestants shall agree to fully cooperate and participate in all publicity and promotional activities or press conferences regarding their participation in the Contest.
  11. Should any opportunity arise for further development or any prospective commercial ventures, a separate agreement will be offered for the consideration of the Contestant.
  12. All entries and any copyright subsisting in the entries will remain the property of the Contestant. Each Contestant shall have the sole responsibility for securing any potential intellectual property rights such as by applying for a patent or a design.
  13. The Organizers shall not be liable for any costs incurred or loss, damage, injury, expense or liability suffered by Contestant in relation to any failure to successfully secure any intellectual property rights related to the Entries as a result of participation in the Contest.
  14. Each Contestant shall indemnify and not hold the Organizers responsible for any loss, cost, damage or expense that may incur as a result of any breach of Intellectual Property rights by the contestant.
  15. Privacy statement: The Organizers will only use and store the Contestant’s personal information for the purposes of this Contest, including sharing it with any other organizations or individuals who would provide us services in relation to the verification and evaluation on the entries.