Contest - Compliance
How can I check that a designer's work is his or her own?
Each designer is required to confirm that all work submitted is their own before they submit an entry. Every designer and contest holder can cooperate to ensure all entries are original by taking the following steps:
What happens after I report a design or designer?
All reports are confidential and are reviewed by Freelancer support staff. If the report is valid, we will take action against the design or designer
How do I report a design or designer?
To report a design, hover over it and click “Report” on the top left corner of the image.
Why should I report a design or designer?
Valid reasons for reporting a design include: copying another design, using unlicensed stock imagery or copyrighted material and including explicit content or advertising.
What happens if I infringe copyright?
Copyright infringement is a serious offence and will result in immediate disqualification from the contest. Further action may also be taken.
How are my designs protected on Freelancer?
Your designs are protected by the fact that employers are only able to preview a low resolution image for contest purposes and they must complete the design handover to legally own the design you created.
What if my design is copied?