PTPA Media Inc.

Terms & Conditions

1.0 Awards Program Submission

By completing the online Entry Form and submission of samples, Submitter agrees to the following:

Submitting company, or it’s duly authorized representative, certifies that all information submitted in the Entry Form is true.

Submitter understands and agrees that PTPA retains the right to ultimately grant or not grant awards based on its sole and absolute discretion, which Submitter agrees not to challenge in any forum or setting, whether public or private.

Submitter certifies that each product submitted to PTPA complies with all regulated or non-regulated safety standards. Submitter understands and agrees that: (a) any review that PTPA members conduct will be limited solely to the guidelines and general criteria outlined herein for the sole benefit of PTPA ; and (b) PTPA ’s review, analysis, commentary, and/or the grant of an award shall under no circumstances be deemed to constitute any opinion, representation, or warranty as to the safety of the products by any at PTPA , its officers, trustees, directors, agents and employees.

Submitter agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless PTPA as well as all of its officers, trustees, directors, agents, employees, successors and assigns, from and against any and all Damages and Claims. “Damages and Claims” are understood and agreed to mean: (a) damages caused by products submitted to PTPA ; and (b) claims, demands, causes of action, debts, liabilities, losses or costs (including but not limited to lawyers’ fees and costs), however designated, that relate to the products Submitter has submitted to PTPA and/or any awards granted by PTPA to the Submitter.

Under no circumstances shall PTPA be liable to any party on account of use of the products submitted. Such limitation of liability shall apply to prevent recovery of direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special and exemplary damages, arising from any of use of the products submitted.

Submitter certifies to PTPA that its submission does not infringe upon any other party’s intellectual property rights.

By submitting the Entry Form, Submitter agrees to be bound by the PTPA Media Seal of Approval Licensing policy

2.0 Use of PTPA Seal of Approval


Purchase or use of our services and/or products implies that you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions.


PTPA Media Inc. (Licensor) grants Licensee a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide license of the PTPA Media Award Seal Digital Image consisting of the Wreath Image for use as outlined below in accordance with these Terms and Conditions (the "license") issued by our company.


Licensor grants to Licensee a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide license to the PTPA Media Inc. Seal Digital Images consisting of the Wreath and PTPA Logo(the "Licensed Image") subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Licensee may not use, copy, frame, repackage or distribute the Licensed Image in any manner not expressly permitted by this Agreement.

Licensor has created for display the Licensed Image. Licensor will provide printing specifications and digital art in full color or black and white as preferred by Licensee.

Licensor retains the right to change such Terms and Conditions of Use as is deemed necessary by Licensor. Such changes will be posted on Licensor’s Web site. It is the responsibility of Licensee to check the site for updates.


This license is granted for the lifetime of the product/s in this transaction in the format that they exist at the time of signing of this agreement. Should the product be modified by Licensee in any way this digital license does not cover the modified product. Licensee may resubmit the modified product to PTPA Media in the same manner as done so for the original version.

If the modifications have not materially altered the product as determined by PTPA Media Inc., PTPA Media will permit Licensee to continue using the Licensed Image.

If the modifications have materially altered the product as determined by PTPA Media, this license shall be immediately terminated. Licensee may submit the modified product to PTPA Media for consideration as a new product.


Except as permitted by this Agreement, Licensee may not re-license nor authorize any person or entity who is not a party to this Agreement to use the Licensed Image.

Licensee may not use Licensed Image in conjunction with any other product other than that for which it has been licensed, including other products in within a’ product line’ or brand.

PTPA Media requires one sample of the image that has been reproduced on any material within 365 days of the execution of this agreement.

PTPA Media, the PTPA Media award seal and/or any similar or confusingly similar wording may not be incorporated into any pattern, design or illustration.

The PTPA Media award seal may not be included or displayed on any non-winning package.


PTPA Offers refunds of the License only in the event that the License has been pre-purchased (i.e. prior to the product being awarded as a winner) and the product is not deemed a winner through the evaluation process.


Customer purchase can be suspended for manual antifraud check for 10-20 minutes as well as it can be suspended for longer term (around 20 hours) for more serious investigation. Antifraud check occurs because of growing number of fraud transactions from persons who are not actual cardholders of the credit cards used during purchase.


Licensor and Licensee acknowledge that during the Term of this Agreement both parties may have access to proprietary or trade secret information of the other concerning the other's business affairs, property, methods of operation, processing system or other information (the "Confidential Information"). Licensor and Licensee agree to maintain the confidentiality of this Agreement and the Confidential Information using at least the degree of care and security as each uses to maintain the confidentiality of its own Confidential Information. Information shall not be considered Confidential Information under this Agreement that: (i) is publicly known prior to or after disclosure hereunder other than through acts or omissions attributable to the recipient or its employees or representatives; (ii) as demonstrated by prior written records, is already known to the recipient at the time of disclosure hereunder; (iii) is disclosed in good faith to the recipient by a third party having a lawful right to do so; (iv) is the subject of written consent of the party which supplied such information authorizing disclosure; or (v) is required to be disclosed as a matter of law.


Licensor: Except for the license rights provided in this Agreement, Licensor retains ownership of, and all right, title and interest in and to: (a) the Licensed Image; (b) any trademark, trade name, patent, copyright, technology, trade secret or know-how affixed to, incorporated in or relating to the Licensed Image; and (c) any Licensor-created or owned patent, copyright, technology, trade secret or know-how affixed to, incorporated into the Web site and its content. Licensee is not acquiring any right, title or interest of any nature whatsoever in the Licensed Image, the Web site, and/or the Licensor except the license rights provided in this Agreement. Licensee will use good faith efforts to cooperate with Licensor in the protection of Licensor's intellectual property rights, at Licensor's reasonable request. Licensee will not remove, alter or conceal any Licensor proprietary notice displayed on the Licensed Image or the Web site or (if applicable) any link incorporated within the Licensed Image or the Web site, nor will Licensee authorize others to do so.

Licensee: Except for the license rights provided in this Agreement, Licensee retains ownership of, and all right, title and interest in and to any trademark, trade name, patent, copyright, technology, trade secret or know-how affixed to, incorporated in or relating to the Licensee and its property, product(s) and website.


Each party represents and warrants that it has the full right and authority to enter into this Agreement and to perform its obligations under this Agreement and grant the rights and licenses granted herein.

Licensor warrants that the authorized use of the Licensed Image (i) will not infringe any copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secret of any third party and (ii) will not violate any applicable law or regulation.


Headings: The headings of Sections of this Agreement are for ease of reference only.

Severability: If any Section or provision of this Agreement be held illegal, unenforceable or in conflict with any law by a court of competent jurisdiction or arbitral tribunal, such Section or provision of this Agreement shall be deemed severed from this Agreement or modified to the extent necessary to comply with applicable law, and in any event the validity of the remainder of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction: This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ontario, Canada. The parties to this Agreement each specifically consent to jurisdiction in Toronto, Ontario in connection with any dispute between the parties arising out of this Agreement or pertaining to the subject matter hereof.

Notices: All notices or other written communications required or permitted under this Agreement shall be given in writing by courier or reputable overnight delivery services, or by certified mail, return receipt requested to either party.

Waivers and Amendments: The waiver by either party of any provision of this Agreement on any occasion and upon any particular circumstances shall not operate as a waiver of such provision of this Agreement on any other occasion or upon any other circumstances. This Agreement may be waived or amended only in a writing signed by both parties.

Assignment: Neither party may assign its rights or delegate its duties under this Agreement without the express written agreement of the other party in advance of such an assignment. Nothing here shall affect the right of either party to subcontract for the performance of any of its obligations.

Complete Agreement/Incorporation: This Agreement contains the complete understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all other agreements, understandings, communications and promises of any kind, whether oral or written, between such parties with respect to such subject matter.


The PTPA Media Wreath Award is a contemporary design incorporating the elegance of the PTPA logo with the colors of teal and purple, signifying an outstanding product.

A PTPA Wreath Award winner may display the PTPA Wreath Seal to promote their superior work based on their marketing objectives and provided they follow the Terms and Conditions of Use Policies as shown below.

Licensed PTPA Media Seal images may be displayed prominently on press releases, Web sites and in product literature when the information clearly refers to the PTPA Media award-winning product.

Licensed PTPA Media Award Seal images may be displayed in television commercials when the television promotion clearly refers to the PTPA Media award-winning product.

PTPA Media Award Seal images may be placed directly onto award-winning product packages. License holders are required to provide one sample of the image on their product packaging within 365 days of the executed license agreement for quality control purposes. Compliance is mandatory for all license holders.

3.0 Parent Testers