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The ICSA Annual Awards 2017

Nomination terms and conditions

The ICSA Awards recognise excellence in governance in two ways; by assessing and celebrating the best in corporate reporting from the FTSE 350, and by seeking nominations for the individuals, teams and projects that have excelled over the previous year across the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors.

These terms and conditions of entry apply to those awards that are open for public nomination.

To learn more about the judging process for all awards categories click here

The ICSA awards for teams, individuals and projects are open for nominations, and the following conditions apply:

  1. Individuals can self-nominate or choose to nominate colleagues, partners or clients.
  2. Nominations are free and there is no limit to the number of nominations that one person or organisation can make.
  3. When a nomination is being provided for another person or people, the nominator must warrant to ICSA that they have gained the consent of those nominated to put their names and contact details forward to ICSA for the sole purpose of the awards.
  4. Nominations can be made for individuals, teams or projects in any jurisdiction.
  5. Nominations for the 2019 Awards must be submitted to ICSA by 23:59 BST on Friday 13 September 2019.
  6. Nominations can be made in three ways:
    • by uploading the completed form to the awards website;
    • by emailing the completed form to; or
    • by completing and submitting the online form. PDF copies of the nomination form can be downloaded here.
  7. Nominators may be asked to provide additional evidence or materials after submission.
  8. The names, positions and organisations of those shortlisted and those who win an award will be published online and in Governance and Compliance magazine. Photographs of the winners will also be published in print and online.
  9. The judges' decisions are final and awards will be made at their discretion.
  10. Not all the awards advertised will be awarded if the judges consider that the criteria have not been met.
  11. Additional commendations may be made at the judges' discretion.
  12. Feedback cannot be provided on individual entries.

How we use personal information

Personal data is sourced, held, processed and used by ICSA in order to support the administration of the ICSA Awards and therefore meets the legitimate interest, lawful basis for data processing under the General Data Protection Regulation. Such personal data is limited to the name, job title and contact details of nominators and nominees and any information about the nominee included by the nominator or requested by ICSA to support the nomination process.

The completed nominations will only be processed to support the judging process and will be shared with the judges on a secure and confidential basis. On completion of the judging process each year, they will be asked to destroy all nomination records.

We may use the contact details that you give us in your nomination/s before, during and after the awards ceremony. We will confirm receipt of your nomination, may contact you in the event of questions and to inform you of the shortlist. We will also invite shortlisted nominees to participate in the awards ceremony. If you nominated someone else, ICSA will use the details that you provided to invite them to take up their free place at the ceremony should they be shortlisted. We may also contact the winners for interviews.

On the night, names of the shortlisted nominees, along with those of all guests, will be used for table places and in the awards programme to aid networking. After the awards we may send nominees and nominators follow up emails with links to photography or further reading as relevant.

The names of those nominated or shortlisted will be retained indefinitely. Details of the nominations, including any additional personal data that is provided to us, will be destroyed no later than five years after the awards event to which they relate.

For more information about how we use personal data, please read our privacy notice.

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