TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Hackathon Mechanism

 

Team Prizes

 

Winner Selection/Judging Criteria

  1. The winners will be selected by a panel of judges (“Judges”). By submitting any Hackathon entry, entrants release the Organiser, its sponsors, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, and advisors from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the decisions of the Judges.
  2. The Organiser reserves the right to suspend, amend, or modify any of these rules, terms, and conditions, judging criteria with or without prior notice to Participants. Other modifications will be announced via the Hackathon microsite and emails. The Organiser will have the final decision when it comes to all matters of dispute arising from the Hackathon or the Prizes
  3. Teams will be judged based on the following criteria, including but not limited to:
    - Impact: How would the project benefit the target audience?
    - Creativity: Ingenious solutions and original ideas, no matter how big or small.
    - Design: A well-thought-out blueprint and crash-proof, front-end layout, and UI/UX.
    - Execution: The solution should have a clear timeline and effective results from start to finish.

Prizes are non-transferable by the winner. Accepting a prize makes a prize recipient solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting such a prize.

The cash rewards will be paid within 60 days of the date of the hackathon.
The cash rewards will see a deduction of TDS as per the government rules and regulations

The Participants agree that any photo or video containing his/her likeness or voice, as may be shot or filmed or Recoreded during the Hackathon, may be published by the Organiser, in part or in full, with or without stating the Participant's name, on any media, including but not limited to the Organiser's website and social media channels, at the Organiser's sole discretion. This authorization will be given for 10 years and shall be valid Worldwide.

By submitting an entry or accepting any prize, Participants represent and warrant the following:

  1. 1) Participants will not submit content that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret, or otherwise subject to third-party intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights unless the participant is the owner of such rights or has permission from the rightful owner to post the content and to grant the Hackathon all of the rights granted herein;
  2. the participant will not publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage the Organiser, its sponsors, or any third party;
  3. the participant will not submit content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, encourages criminal activity, gives rise to civil liability, or is otherwise inappropriate or destructive to the Organiser’ or sponsors’ brand image or goodwill;
  4. the participant will not post advertisements or solicitations of business;
  5. the Organiser will not be obligated to pay any compensation to, or permit any participation by, any third party in connection with the use, reproduction, modification, publication, display, or other exploitation of any of the content that the Participant submits;
  6. the content the participant submits does not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or other disabling devices or harmful code.
  7. By posting or submitting an entry to the Hackathon (regardless of the form or medium of such content), the participant hereby grants the Hackathon and its sponsors, their respective affiliates, their affiliates’ agents, and third-party contractors a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license, with the right to sublicense, discuss, publicize, market, and otherwise display content derived from or relating to the Hackathon entry (“Marketing Content”), and to distribute and use such Marketing Content for promotional and marketing purposes either in the form submitted or in the form of a derivative or adapted work. The participant understands that he or she will not receive any compensation or credit for use of your Hackathon entry, other than what is described in these Official Hackathon Rules.

Participant represents and warrants that he or she is the sole author and copyright owner of the Submission, and that the Submission is an original work of the Participant, or if the Submission is a work based on an existing application, that the Participant has acquired sufficient rights to use and to authorize others; and that the Submission does not infringe upon any copyright or upon any other third party rights of which the Participant is aware, and that the Submission is free of malware.

 

The Participants agree to abide by all applicable personal data protection legislation and process personal data only in the manner set out in the Personal Data Protection Act 2013.

The Terms and Conditions herein shall prevail over any inconsistent terms, conditions, provisions or representations contained in any other promotional or advertising materials for the Hackathon.