evaluators for the award program at Critics Choice Awards, do hereby
declare that we are dedicated to upholding the ethics and standards
stated in this declaration in order to ensure fairness to all
applicants and to maintain the honor and integrity of applicants,
evaluators, and awards.
not grant awards to, or in any other manner endorse or promote, any
website that endorses, promotes, or contains content which is
considered globally to be illegal or discriminatory.
We do not
discriminate on grounds of race, gender, nation of origin, religion,
profession, mental or physical handicap, or any other reason
which is not globally viewed as an illegal trait or manner of conduct.
We do not
divulge any information about any applicant to persons, groups, or
agencies not directly connected to our award program. All information
received from award applicants via email submissions or submission
forms is deemed private.
eligibility to all applicants who meet the posted criteria of any
particular award. We are uniform in our eligibility requirements and
fairly evaluate all websites meeting our criteria which are submitted
by any applicant. We clearly post these criteria.
evaluate websites under the criteria which was in place at the time of
any application. If changes are made to the criteria after an
application is received, a submitted website is evaluated using the
criteria which was in effect when the applicant submitted the website.
immediately inform any criteria compliant applicant in writing, of a
'Refrain to Evaluate' if it is found that a conflict of interest would
occur in evaluating their website.
complete a preliminary review of submissions within 24 hours of
receipt and evaluate all submitted websites within two to three weeks
of receipt of submission. If this deadline cannot be met, we will
suspend submissions until we can again work within this timeframe.
award winning websites to use a text only link in lieu of the award
graphic offered. We will not accept favors of any sort in exchange for
preferential treatment of submissions.
evaluation process in use at Critics Choice Awards is copyrighted
material and written authorization is required for the use of any
element. This website is maintained to a standard that meets or
exceeds the criteria of the awards given.
take all measures necessary to maintain the honor and integrity of our
on this day, February 10, 2001
statement is considered public domain and may be used with appropriate
modifications where necessary to meet your own personalized
not accept an application from anyone under the age of 18. This
program aligns its self with the guide lines set forth by COPPA.