Standards of Conduct for Creatives
When working on Lummys, you must demonstrate respect for your colleagues, buyers/clients, and the general public. These standards were developed in collaboration with the Lummys community. If you ignore these standards, you will lose your right to work on Lummys.
Creative's responsibility to clients/buyers
1.1 You should understand the client/buyer's requirements and appropriate design standards and do your very best at all times to comply with both. For example, if a client requires vector files, your final designs must be delivered in a vector format.
1.2 If you work on multiple projects, you should avoid conflicts of interest, such as submitting the same or similar designs simultaneously to multiple projects.
1.3 You should submit only original work. If you use any stock images in your designs, you must be certain that you have the right to use such images, and you must disclose this information to the buyer.
1.4 You should not accept instructions from clients if those instructions ask you to violate this code of conduct or another person's intellectual property rights (such as a request that you copy the elements of a design submitted by another creative).
1.5. You must treat all work for clients/buyers as confidential. You may not use designs from projects in your portfolios on Lummys or elsewhere and you may not disclose information about those projects without the consent of the client/buyer.
1.6 You must not misuse private or public comment tools to undermine the reputation of a client/buyer. This community does not tolerate rude behavior or inappropriate comments. Private comments within private forums (e.g. within the Lummys Garage Forum) are private and should not be re-posted in public forums.
Creative's responsibility to other creatives and the public
2.1 You should support fair and open competition in all projects.
2.2 You must never attempt, directly or indirectly, to compete with another creative by wrongful means. This community does not tolerate concept copying, insulting or negative comments, or otherwise unprofessional behavior.
2.3 You must, at all times, whether in private or public communications, be professional, objective and constructive when commenting on the work of another creative and must never denigrate the work or reputation of another creative. This community does not tolerate rude behavior or inappropriate comments. Private comments within private forums (e.g. within the Lummys Garage Forum) are private and should not be re-posted in public forums.
2.4 You should not claim sole credit for a design which includes elements designed by other creatives. You should always disclose and identify your specific contribution to the design and whether portions of the design use elements created by someone else.
2.5 You should communicate truthfully in all situations and at all times.
Standards of Conduct for Buyers
These standards of conduct were developed in collaboration with the Lummys community and this community expects every buyer on Lummys to follow it.
1.1 Provide consistent and constructive feedback and score as many of the entries in your project as possible. You have our solemn oath that you will directly benefit from better entries to your project.
1.2 Select your winning design(s) within 7 days after your project ends and complete the project wrap-up without delay.
1.3 Never violate the intellectual property rights of another person and never, ever ask someone else to. Everything on the site is owned by the person who originally created it until it's bought and paid for.
1.4 Never ask one creative to use a concept introduced by another creative. When a creative submits a unique idea, we respect and protect that idea.
1.5 Please be nice in private and public communications. Don't be mean, nasty, malicious, obnoxious or otherwise unpleasant to another user no matter how much they may deserve it.
1.6 Always be honest.