Do I need broadcasts and notifications? Are they important?
Richard de Nys
When choosing your subscription preferences during registration, please be mindful that some important information may be shared with you via broadcasts and notifications. If you need to change your preferences, you can do so in just a few clicks. Here's how:
Click on your name in the top right corner of the page and select Profile
Open the 'Preferences' tab
Tick/Untick your subscription preferences
Save when finished
Notifications are messages (sent by email or SMS) based on events or activities on your user account. Some examples include:
Confirmation that an entry / application has been submitted
Confirmation of payment / payment receipt in case of paid entries
Updates on the status of your entry / application
Important: if you choose to unsubscribe from notifications, you may miss some of this important information. To learn about regional regulations and limitations association with SMS, check out our dedicated guide: SMS limitations.
Broadcasts are email messages sent by the program organiser with information / updates about the program. Some examples include:
Information about deadlines
Status of judging / evaluation progress
Whether your entry / application has been shortlisted, or won an award
Invitations to events
Announcements about opening dates, entry requirements, prizes etc
General, related marketing communications
Important: if you choose to unsubscribe from broadcasts, you may miss some important information about the program you are participating in. To learn about regional regulations and limitations association with SMS, check out our dedicated guide: SMS limitations.
Certain system messages are necessary for the operation of the program and therefore, it is not possible to unsubscribed from them. For example, password reset messages and account confirmation notifications.