We agree that all critiques given will be
constructive in nature as positive comment is productive. We will refrain from criticism
unless specifically requested by an Applicant, and in such instances, will remain positive
where possible, in an effort to promote goodwill and advance the level of quality among
We agree to allow eligibility to all
Applicants who meet the SET (posted online, written = set) Criteria
of any particular award. We agree to be uniform in our eligibility requirements (Criteria)
and will fairly evaluate all sites/pages meeting our Criteria which are submitted by any
Applicant. We further agree to clearly post these Criteria.
We agree not to discriminate on grounds of
race, gender, nation of origin, religion, profession, age, mental or physical handicap, or
any other reason which is not globally viewed as an illegal trait or manner of conduct.
We agree to set forth Awards Criteria and to
adhere to same. Said criteria is subject to change without notice in order to enhance our
award program and maintain the spirit of fairness.
We agree to evaluate web sites under the
Criteria which was in place at the time of any and/or all application/s. If changes are
made to Criteria AFTER application/s is/are received, the submitted site/s will be
evaluated using the Criteria that was in effect when Applicant/s initially submitted the
We agree to 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 Web site - e.g. Such may occur upon being
requested to evaluate the Web site of a good friend. We will offer such Applicant a choice
of Evaluator taken from our Membership Listing.
We agree to maintain a professional, friendly
and positive manner in any and/or all correspondence and/or communication held with any
We agree to evaluate all submitted sites
within four (4) weeks of receipt of submission. If this deadline cannot be met, we agree
to suspend submissions until we can again work within this timeframe.
We agree not to divulge any information about
any Applicant to persons, groups, or agencies not directly connected to our Awards
Programs, and only then for the purpose of evaluating submissions and notifying winners.
All information received from Applicants via e-mail submissions or submission forms will
be deemed private.
We agree to encourage and promote the use of
original material for Awards Programs Criteria and evaluation processes. We agree to
assist any person requesting advice concerning ethical evaluation for and disbursement of
awards. PLEASE NOTE: The Awards Evaluation processes in use at Dos Leos are copyrighted
material and written authorization is required for their use.
We agree to maintain any owned individual web
site/s that include Awards Program/s to a standard that meets the Criteria of the Award/s
given. In the case of any Award/s offered that is/are OUTSIDE the main subject of our web
site/s, any and/or all such web site/s will be maintained to a high standard of integrity
in all its/their main areas.
We agree to maximum dimensions of Awards given
in courtesy of web sites that will use them. If the maximum dimensions cannot be adhered
to then a text only link will be permitted for graphics larger than maximum size. (Maximum
size dimensions offered from this web site are: no more than 150 pixels Height and 175
We agree that there will be only one
obligation for winning Awards from this web site beyond meeting the Criteria. It is not,
and never will be, mandatory at this web site to sign a Guest book or to join a mailing
list. It is a requirement that any Awards granted from this web site must be linked back
to our web site in a method that will be outlined in Award notification e-mails.
We agree that we will not grant Awards to, or
in any other manner endorse or promote, any web site that endorses, promotes or contains
content which is considered globally to be illegal or discriminatory whether same be
against human or wildlife.
We agree that we will not accept favors of any
sort in exchange for preferential treatment of submissions. We will at all times maintain
a high standard of honesty and integrity.
We agree that we will take all measures
necessary to maintain the honor and integrity of our Awards Programs.