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Terms of Use

This Subscriber Agreement and Terms of Use govern your use of Security Awards Guru, and unless other terms and conditions expressly govern, any other electronic services from Security Awards Guru that may be made available from time to time (each, a "Service").

You agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement by subscribing to any portion of and by purchasing a plan on If you do not agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you should not subscribe to or purchase a plan on


Changes to Subscriber Agreement: We may change the terms of this Agreement at any time by notifying you of the change in writing or electronically (including without limitation, by email or by posting a notice on the Service that the terms have been "updated"). The changes also will appear in this document, which you can access at any time here. You signify that you agree to be bound by such changes by using a Service after changes are made to this Agreement.

Privacy and Security:

Security Awards Guru’s privacy and security policies may be viewed online. reserves the right to modify its privacy and security policies in its reasonable discretion from time to time.


Individual users will receive marketing and other non-critical Service-related communications from via email from time to time. They may opt out of receiving such communications at any time by selecting the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of these communications.


Note that because the Service is a hosted, online application, occasionally may need to notify all users of the Service (whether or not they have opted out as described above) of important announcements regarding the operation of the Service.


Third Party Data:

If your access to a Service has been provided by or through a third party (for example, your employer or an educational institution where you are a student) (each, a "Third Party"), the Third Party may have provided us with information about you to enable us to provide you with access to the Service and distinguish you from other subscribers (such as your email address or name).

Password Protection:

If you access a Service using a password, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of that password. If you provide someone else with access to your password to a Service, they will have the ability to view information about your account and make changes through the website for the Service.


You agree to notify us promptly if you change your address or email so we can continue to contact you and send any notices required hereunder. If you fail to notify us promptly of a change, then any notice we send to your old address or email shall be deemed sufficient notice.


Security Awards Guru uses emails to communicate with you regarding award opportunities. If you do not wish to receive this email Service, you can click unsubscribe at the bottom of these emails.

Your Responsibilities:

You are responsible for all activity occurring under your User accounts and shall abide by all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws, treaties and regulations in connection with your use of the Service, including those related to data privacy, international communications and the transmission of technical or personal data. You also agree that you shall:

  • Notify Security Awards Guru immediately of any unauthorized use of any password or account or any other known or suspected breach of security.

  • Report to Security Awards Guru immediately and use reasonable efforts to stop immediately any copying or distribution of Content that is known or suspected by you or your Users.


Fees and Payments:

You agree to pay the subscription fees and any other charges incurred in connection with your user name and password for a Service (including any applicable taxes) at the rates in effect when the charges were incurred. We will bill all charges automatically to your credit card.


Subscription fees will be billed at the beginning of your subscription or any renewal. Unless we state in writing otherwise, all fees and charges are nonrefundable.


We may change the fees and charges then in effect, or add new fees or charges, by giving you notice in advance. If you want to use a different credit card or there is a change in credit card validity or expiration date, you can make changes via our Chat, or by emailing


If you believe someone has accessed a Service using your user name and password without your authorization, you must contact Security Awards Guru support via our Live Chat or email


You are responsible for any fees or charges incurred to access a Service through an Internet access provider or other third-party services. Security Awards Guru, in its sole judgment, may elect to refund partial or complete fees and payments for a subscriber. Partial or complete refunds do not void any terms of this agreement.

Termination & Renewal:

All plans consist of a commitment of 6 months that starts on the date you subscribed to a plan. In case you decide to cancel the plan before the 6 months end, we will not offer a refund for the remaining period.

Your subscription will renew automatically unless we terminate it, or you cancel it by notifying us by a chat connection with an authorized Security Awards Guru representative or e-mail (a receipt of which must be confirmed by email reply from us) of your decision to terminate your subscription.

In order to avoid entering into a new commitment, you must cancel your subscription any time before the auto-renewal, which will occur at the end of the 6 months period. 

Other Subscribers and Users:

If your access to a Service is provided by, or through a Third Party, or purchased your subscription to the Service through a reseller rather than from us directly, some or all of the "Fees and Payments" and "Renewal" terms may not apply to you. Please contact the Third Party, retailer or our Customer Service department for details.


If you access a Service otherwise without becoming a subscriber, you are hereby notified that all of the terms and conditions of this Subscriber Agreement except the section labeled "Fees and Payments" and "Renewal" apply to your use and access of the Service.

Limitations on Use:

The text, graphics, images, video, metadata, design, organization, compilation, look and feel, advertising and all other protectable intellectual property (the "Content") available through the Services are our property or the property of our advertisers and licensors and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. Unless you have our written consent, you may not sell, publish, distribute, retransmit or otherwise provide access to the Content received through the Services to anyone.

While you may download, store and create an archive of information from the Service for your personal use, you may not otherwise provide access to such an archive to more than a few individuals on an occasional basis. The foregoing does not apply to any links to web pages. In addition, you may not use such an archive to develop or operate an automated reporting system or for data or text mining.

You agree not to rearrange or modify the Content. You agree not to create abstracts from, scrape or display our content for use on another website or service. You agree not to post any content from the Services to weblogs, newsgroups, or mail lists, without our written consent.

You agree not to use the Services for any unlawful purpose. We reserve the right to terminate or restrict your access to a Service if, in our opinion, your use of the Service may violate any laws, regulations or rulings, infringe upon another person's rights or violate the terms of this Agreement. Also, we may refuse to grant you a user name that impersonates someone else, is protected by trademark or other proprietary right law, or is vulgar or otherwise offensive.


Service note; Applications:

Part of Security Awards Guru’s Services includes submitting awards on your behalf. Security Awards Guru commits to putting in the maximum effort it can to write compelling and accurate applications that will win over the judges. However, Security Awards Guru cannot guarantee that its customer will win an award or get shortlisted unless Security Awards Guru explicitly stated otherwise against a specific award. Security Awards Guru is not responsible for the truthfulness or for validating information that is given by the customer and used in an award application.

Service note; Award Plans:

Security Awards Guru creates award plans for its customers based on publicly available information as well as direct communication with award organizers. Security Awards Guru will not be held responsible for any changes the award organizer made after the creation of the plan, this includes but is not limited to award programs changing their fees, deadlines, categories, and eligibility criteria. Security Awards Guru will update the customer if it notices any update by the organizer but is not required to do so.

Disclaimers of warranties and limitations on liability:

Security Awards Guru makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee as to the reliability, timeliness, quality, suitability, truth, availability, accuracy, or completeness of the service or any content.


Security Awards Guru and does not represent or warrant that (a) the use of the service will be secure, timely, uninterrupted or error-free or operate in combination with any other hardware, software, system or data, (b) the service will meet your requirements or expectations, (c) any stored data will be accurate or reliable, (d) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your requirements or expectations, (e) errors or defects will be corrected, or (f) the service or the server(s) that make the service available are free of viruses or other harmful components.


The service and all content is provided to you strictly on an "as is" basis. All conditions, representations and warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights, are hereby disclaimed to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law by Security Awards Guru.

Limitation of liability:

In no event shall either party's aggregate liability exceed the amounts actually paid by and/or due from you in the twelve (12) month period immediately preceding the event giving rise to such claim.


In no event shall either party and/or its licensors be liable to anyone for any indirect, punitive, special, exemplary, incidental, consequential or other damages of any type or kind (including loss of data, revenue, profits, use or other economic advantages) arising out of, or in any way connected with this service, including but not limited to the use or inability to use the service, or for any content obtained from or through the service, any interruption, inaccuracy, error or omission, regardless of cause in the content, even if the party from which damages are being sought or such party's licensors have been previously advised of the possibility of such damages.


This Agreement contains the final and entire agreement between us regarding your use of the Services and supersedes all previous and contemporaneous oral or written agreements regarding your use of the Services. We may discontinue or change the Services, or their availability to you, at any time.


This Agreement is personal to you, which means that you may not assign your rights or obligations under this Agreement to anyone. No third party is a beneficiary of this Agreement. You agree that this Agreement, as well as any and all claims arising from this Agreement, will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Arizona, United States of America applicable to contracts made entirely within Arizona and wholly performed in Arizona, without regard to any conflict or choice of law principles. The sole jurisdiction and venue for any litigation arising out of this Agreement will be an appropriate federal or state court located in Arizona.


This Agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.


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Terms & Conditions UPDATED ON January 29, 2022

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