Terms and Conditions

General terms and conditions for events, organised by Quadriga Hochschule Berlin GmbH.

1. Prices

The prices are understood plus VAT.

Application fee:

First application costs 290 Euro plus VAT, each additional application costs 190 Euro plus VAT until the early deadline on 2 June 2017. Each application for the categories from 1-4 costs 390 Euro plus VAT (it does not matter if it is the first or a further application). Applications submitted from 3 June until the late deadline on 9 June will be charged an additional late fee of 90 EUR plus VAT. Applications submitted from 10 June until the final deadline on 23 June will be charged an additional final fee of 140 EUR plus VAT.

Entry checks for applications cost 29 Euro. We offer to have your application checked by our team (check of additional material, links, files, complete application form). Please note that we won’t check the content of your application (e.g. correct category, convincing strategy etc). Participants are responsible for their choice of category and the content of their application. The entry check doesn’t guarantee a nomination or winning the Awards.

Invoices will be issued upon receipt of the completed application documents. Sent applications cannot be cancelled.

To take part in the competition, applicants must have an initiated invoice process for their application. This means that you need to go through our shop once you have finished your application. The invoice needs to be initiated, not paid immediately to take part in the Digital Communication Awards. You will have 14 days to pay the invoice.

Only paid submissions will be shortlisted.

Application video:

The 10-minute application video includes an in detail demonstration of how to submit an application online, a best case of a project description plus tips from the DCA Jury chairwoman Ana Adi. The video costs 39€ and is available in the format mp4 with H.264 Video- and AAC Audio-Codec. Before purchasing the video, please make sure that your computer or laptop is able to play this format. Videos cannot be canceled due to formating errors.

Award Show:

Tickets for the Award Show have to be purchased separately.

The first two tickets cost 350 Euro plus VAT each. Each additional ticket costs 190 Euro plus VAT. Tickets can be purchased after the nominees of the shortlist have been announced.

Term of credit

Unless otherwise agreed, the time allowed for payment after invoicing is always 14 days.

2. Cancellation

Sent applications cannot be cancelled. We reserve the right to deny any application if the information provided is incomplete or false.

Tickets for the gala can be cancelled as follows: if a previous booking is cancelled and no replacement participant can be found, the following cancellation charges will be incurred:
– Cancellation takes place 31 days or more before the event: no charge
– Cancellation takes place between 14 days and 31 days before the event: 50% of total price
– Cancellation takes place less than 14 days before the event: 100% of total price
– Please note that cancellations should be in written form

3. Cancellation and changes

Quadriga Hochschule Berlin GmbH reserves the right to cancel or to reschedule event location(s) or times, as well as for other unforeseen reasons which are out of the control of Quadriga Hochschule Berlin GmbH. In these cases, Quadriga Hochschule Berlin GmbH is not required to compensate travel or accommodation costs, loss of working time, or other damages, and in other cases, only when there is gross negligence. If relocation is not reasonably possible for the participant, then (s)he is entitled to cancel the booking immediately and free of charge

4. Filming and photography

Please be aware that some of the sessions and events during the jury-meeting and the ceremony will be filmed and photographed. Films and photographs will be available at www.digital-award.eu, and a link will be sent to all participants. Participants can request the removal of a picture or video segment in which they are portrayed at any given time.

5. Information material

The participant accepts that his/her contact data will be used by Quadriga Media Berlin GmbH and its media partner pressesprecher to recieve information material (e.g. newsletter, brochures). The data will not be forwarded to third parties.

6. Place of Jurisdiction