Privacy Policy

This is an important notice regarding your privacy and the way in which The Creative Excellence Awards (referred to as “we”, “our” or “us” in this policy) collects and makes use of your personal data. The Creative Excellence Awards respects the personal identity and information by promoting the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers this website. The Creative Excellence Awards is the sole owner of any information collected on
This policy applies to our subscribers, awards applicants and business contacts generally. We take our privacy responsibilities seriously and are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We understand that the information we collect about you is your information, and we intend to keep it that way. We collect information from you in the following places on our website for several different services and site functions outlined below.

Our Policy

Everyone has the right to protect the personal data belonging to them. The Creative Excellence Awards respects the right of its users to be informed regarding the collection and other processing operations of their personal data. In processing data that can directly or indirectly identify you personally, we try to respect the principle of strict necessity. For this reason, we have set up the website so that use of your personal information is kept to a minimum.

This privacy policy describes the information we collect about you and how we use and share this information. We may share this information, including any personally identifiable information that you provide, for marketing purposes. This privacy policy also describes the choices available to you regarding the use of your personal information, and the steps you can take to access this information and request that we correct or delete it.

The following information about you is collected for several different services and website functions as outlined below:

Information Collection

The Creative Excellence Awards collects information from users at multiple points on its website. We only collect information that is essential to serve you, present your work to the jury, inform you of your winning, remind you of deadlines or to promote your winning, your company and your work to the public. Any personal information collected in forms is for our private use only. Phone numbers, mail address, and email addresses will not be sold or distributed to third parties or published online.

Information you provide to us

When you submit an entry(ies), we collect your name, email address, city, state, country, job title, company or organization name and website (if applicable), project name, project description, project url or files, and credit card information. This allows us to process and fulfill your order, communicate with you and notify you if you are selected as an award winner.

Information collected by Cookies, web analytics and tracking technologies

We may use technologies that save cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to improve your experience on The Creative Excellence Awards website. We may also collect information using web analytics services. These services, such as Google Analytics help us understand how to improve visitor experience on the website.

Use of Information

The information collected may be used to perform a variety of purposes, including:
• Promoting winners of the The Creative Excellence Awards program • Sending alerts, reminders, and/or notifications to registrants
• Notifying winners of their award • Sending updates and news regarding The Creative Excellence Awards
• Responding to users and/or helping with customer service support or account questions
• Monitoring and analyzing trends and usage of marketing effectiveness
• Preventing illegal activities, spamming and other unauthorized usage of the The Creative Excellence Awards website
• Presenting relevant advertising to visitors • Enforcing compliance with our terms and conditions
• Meeting legal requirements, including complying with court orders, valid discovery requests, subpoenas,
and other appropriate legal mechanisms

Data retention and erasure

Information we collect may be retained for as long as needed to fulfill legitimate business purposes, or for a period of time specifically required or allowed by applicable regulations or laws. If you no longer want us to use your information to provide services to you, you can withdraw your consent or request that we erase your information by contacting Please note that if you request the erasure of your information, we may retain some of your information as necessary for our legitimate business interests, such as fraud detection and prevention, and to comply with our legal obligations.

We do not store your credit/debit card information on our servers and only use such information to complete your transactions on the website. All credit/debit card transactions are processed by our third-party payment processor, Stripe.

Your consent

We encourage you to review our privacy policy often to stay informed of changes that may affect you, as your continued use of our website and/or receipt of notifications after opting in signifies your consent to be bound by this privacy policy. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.