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How Evaluations are Done

To avoid problems and try to help the visitors, we follow these guidelines on which to help with the basic steps to success with getting accepted as an IAGA member.

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When applying for affiliation through IAGA, please be sure to read all of our website. It is one of the most important parts to joining anything.

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Take extra care in knowing that IAGA will review/evaluate your entire awards program.

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The IAGA criteria is not something to be ignored, if you do not read it, the IAGA Staff WILL know.

 

The Evaluators will evaluate your awards program in the following manner:

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Each evaluator will visit your awards program at least twice.

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On the first visit, the IAGA staff will look for any disqualifying factors.

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On the second visit, the IAGA staff will follow the criteria's set forth within this website.

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The evaluation will begin at Level 1 until all aspects of your awards program matches the criteria that best suits it.

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Then the IAGA staff shall report their findings to the association owner, who also follows the steps above.

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The Level earned at the end of the evaluation by all evaluators will be the Level which you receive.

Note:  If you do not like the rating you receive from us, you do not have to accept it. But do not hassle us over it. IAGA reserves the right to also deny you affiliation should you choose to hassle with the intention to demean what this program is intentions are.

 

Things the evaluators will watch for on awards programs:

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Images and/or text pertaining to pornography, discrimination, racism or any type hacks, cracks, etc. and/or any other type of discrimination/profanity.

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Demeaning words that can discourage the potential applicant.

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Number of awards given.

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Level of awards given.

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Wording of criteria's, disqualification, etc.

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Quality of awards given and websites who receive those awards.

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Quality of overall website.

 

Updating Your URL or Other Information Once Accepted

IAGA will accept just a simple email to update any and all information pertaining to your awards programs. However, we ask that you submit your information correctly so that we make the necessary changes on your listing page here at IAGA.

 

The upgrade policy is stated below:

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Must be a least 90 days (3 months) after receiving membership or upgrade.

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Must be able to see some type of noticeable improvements in growth of the awards program, number of winners for the awards and the websites design.

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Be sure that you list all items that need to be listed and check links.

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Your awards program will be compared to the SET criteria's.

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We cannot and will not guarantee that your will receive that upgrade from the level you have presently

 

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