Persons eligible to take part in the Project are limited to those who satisfy conditions A – F below.
B Individuals, organizations, and corporations for which their account registration has been approved by Loftwork Co., Ltd., and that have been issued an ID and password
C Those who are able to participate in the Project if selected (scheduled dates of Ishigaki visit for chosen entrants: Mid February 2015 – March 2015)
D Those who understand the spirit of the [[[USIO Design Project]]] and are willing to support its activities
E Those who have registered correct contact information (email address or mailing address, telephone number) in “Account Settings” at loftwork.com
F Those who have set the following Creative Commons License for their submission (trip plan concept sheet)
“Display-Non-profit-Do not modify 2.1 Japan” http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.1/jp/
Creative Commons are copyright rules for the Internet age which allow the author his or herself to flexibly set the range of rights for their copyrighted work. The promotion of the use of Creative Commons licenses allows creators to be able to publish their work online with confidence, and also allows users to share the work of creators without violating the intent of the creator; benefits such as these will lead to creativity propagating and developing around the world.
Submissions need to be made in accordance with the submission method stated on the Project’s competition page found on the “loftwork.com” portfolio site. For further details please visit the competition page
Entries are limited to concept sheets created and completed by the entrant. If your entry includes copyrighted material of a third party (art, photographs, fonts, etc.), be sure to indicate the source, etc., and to obtain permission to use the materials from the copyright holder. Submissions which violate the rights of a third party will be disqualified upon the discovery of a violation. In addition, in the event a claim is made by a third party that a project entry violates their rights or for compensation for damages, etc., the organizer and operator will not accept any responsibility.
・All acts which infringe the laws of Japan or international law are prohibited. All acts which cause physical or mental damage to a third party, which defame a third party, or which infringe on the rights of a third party are prohibited. In addition, all acts which are contrary to public order and morals are prohibited.
・The copyright of submissions (including the rights to advertise and publish the submission) shall be attributable to the entrant. In addition, use may be licensed to a third party within the scope approved in the aforementioned Creative Commons License. The entrant shall also recognize that the organizer or Loftwork Co., Ltd. may copy, process and publish the submission for promotion purposes without obtaining the approval of the entrant, and that they will not be required to pay any financial consideration to the entrant for such activities.
Announcement of the Results
Entrants whose submissions have been selected will be notified by email by the end of January 2015.
The selected submissions will also be announced on the [[[USIO Design Project]]] and loftwork.com websites.
Regarding the Handling of Personal Information
Entrants shall agree that personal information may be shared between the organizer and Loftwork Co., Ltd.
・Entries which do not follow the submission method and specifications prescribed in the entry guidelines shall not be examined.
・There may be cases where no submissions are selected if the examination reveals that none are worthy of a prize.
・We will be unable to reply to any queries from entrants concerning the status of the examination and the results.
・In the event that a winning entrant does not respond to the notification email of this by the set date and it is determined that the trip plan cannot be conducted, the selection may be invalidated.
・There may be cases where, after the awarding of a submission, events arise which make the performance of the trip plan difficult to achieve, and this may result in changes being made to parts of the trip or to the postponement of the trip.
Organizer: Ishigaki City
Planning and Management: Loftwork Co., Ltd.