Do I need broadcasts and notifications? Are they important?

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:

  1. Click on your name in the top right corner of the page and select Profile
    Profile in name drop-down.png
  2. Open the 'Preferences' tab
  3. Tick/Untick your subscription preferences
    Subscription options for broadcasts and notifications in the Preferences tab of your user profile
  4. Save when finished

Notifications

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

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.

Other messages

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.

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