Terms Binding. By entering the competition, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Privacy. All personal information provided by the Entrant shall be used solely for the administration of the Montreal International Poetry Prize (the “Montreal Prize”). By providing such information, the Entrant consents to its use for such purposes.

Accuracy of Information. The Entrant guarantees that all personal information provided in his or her personal account and in the entry form is accurate. The Entrant assumes responsibility and liability for any and all consequences arising from human error, fraudulent information, and any information provided to the Montreal Prize that is inaccurate. Any false statement made by an Entrant is grounds for disqualification from the Montreal Prize.

Limitation of Liability. The Montreal Prize and its directors, officers, and employees shall assume no liability resulting from losses, delays, fraudulent claims or statements, loss or theft of any data, damage to any equipment including software, computer errors, malfunctions related to information technology, or any other errors. The Montreal Prize and its directors, officers and employees shall assume no liability whatsoever for any event, act, or situation beyond their control.

No Refund. Entries will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Ineligibility. Entries not conforming to these terms and conditions shall be ineligible. Only entries meeting all the present terms and conditions and the online entry requirements, including payment of relevant entrance fees, shall be considered.

Decisions Final. By entering, each Entrant agrees to abide by Montreal Prize rules. All decisions made by Montreal Prize directors or authorized agents, including subeditors, editors, and judges, as the case may be, are final. The Montreal Prize does not respond to correspondence concerning final decisions.

Jurisdiction. This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Quebec. The parties hereby attorn to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Quebec.

Confirmation. Telephone confirmation of receipt of any entry is not available. The Montreal Prize will not confirm the content of entries. Acknowledgement of receipt will be sent via email to those who provide a valid email address in the personal information section of their online account with the Montreal Prize.

Retrieval of Entries. Entrants are responsible for keeping their own drafts. Once entered, the text of a poem cannot be retrieved for the Entrant. The Montreal Prize is not responsible for tracking entries and will not retrieve entries from its database at any time. The Montreal Prize uses a restricted, anonymous entries platform that ensures anonymity, making individual poems difficult to retrieve.

Contact. Unsuccessful Entrants will not be contacted.

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