Terms and Conditions
The promoter of the initiative is Codemotion srl, with registered office in Rome, via Marsala 19/H, taxpayer identification number and V.A.T. number 12392791005 (the “Promoter”).
- TYPE OF INITIATIVE AND OBJECTIVES
“CODEMOTION AGORA SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SIDE-PROJECT CURATION FOR SMALL AWARDS WEBSITE” (hereinafter the “Codemotion Agora website”) is the initiative promoted by the Promoter that consists of a unique idea to be submitted online, aiming to reward the skills and merit of the best operating minds, whether at a professional level or at an amateur level, in the field of computer programming.
- RECIPIENTS AND PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
Participation in the Agora Project Awards is free of charge and is addressed to all individuals who, at the registration date, are at least 18 (eighteen) years of age (hereinafter the “Participants” or individually the “Participant”).
The ability to submit unique ideas in the software development field at a professional or amateur level is required.
- REGISTRATION FOR THE COMPETITION
The Agora Project Awards is open from October 19 2019 and until the 15th of December 2019. Codemotion srl reserves the right to change the dates of the promotion at any time without prior warning.
Participants can participate in through the link:
(hereinafter the “Website”).
In order to be able to submit a unique project, Participants are required to register with Codemotion and accept these Terms & Conditions and give the consent to the processing of personal data.
For any further technical requirements, Codemotion will reserve the right to change or cancel terms and conditions, giving notice of it to the Participants.
The participation is individual, free and requires the registration. Indeed, each Participant should fill out and submit the online form with the information required.
Each Participant shall ensure that the personal data given when registering are true and correct.
The Promoter reserves the right to exclude from the awarding process, at any stage, all subjects who have entered during the registration phase or subsequently communicated, personal information that is not true.
- CONDUCT OF THE COMPETITION
Each Participant may submit her or his unique project 1 time only.
Each participant may submit up to 10 projects per 24 hours.
Duplicate accounts cannot be created. Plagiarism and duplicate accounts and disposable email accounts are banned from the award process immediately.
Awards are not guaranteed.
The Participants’ work will be evaluated by Agora’s Online Audience and Codemotion’s Team. The online audience will cast a single vote per person on the submitted unique projects. The project that ranks the highest at the end of the award deadline will be the winner. For the monetary prize, only Projects with a vote count of 100 or more can qualify.
The results are largely influenced by the following algorithm, but in case of doubt the Award can be withheld for an unlimited amount of time:
- SPONSORS AND PRIZES
The winner (hereinafter the “Winner“) of a certain time period will be announced on the Agora Website (http://myproject.codemotion.com/).
The Winner will be awarded €5000 (five thousand euros) in Amazon Vouchers.
The Promoter reserves the right to change any awards, prizes or conditions as may in their opinion, be necessary.
The prize will be delivered within 60 days (sixty) from the date of awarding by the email address provided at the registration.
- SCIENTIFIC WORK PRODUCED (IT CODES)
Each Participant expressly declares that each string of code written as part of the Agora Side Project is original and does not in any way infringe, in whole or in part, upon the intellectual property rights of third parties: for such purpose, each Participant undertakes to hold the Promoter harmless from any and all liability, loss, claim for damages, and/or compensation as may be brought by third parties in such regard.
Each Participant maintains the right to the authorship of the intellectual property work concerning the IT codes developed as part of the Side project he or she submits on Agora. It is understood that the right of exploitation and use, for any purpose, of the IT codes developed will be transferred to the Promoter, against the Award paid out by the latter to the Participants as remuneration for their work.
The Promoter will assume no liability in case of use and/or abuse of the IT codes produced by the Participants or of any exploitation of the same by anyone who may have become aware of such codes.
Therefore, the Participants hereby waive any claims for damages and/or indemnification against the Promoter in any capacity, for any reason and/or cause.
- REQUIREMENTS, WARRANTIES, AND LIABILITIES
Registration with and participation in the Codemotion Agora Project Awards implies the Participants’ adhesion to, and complete acceptance of these Terms & Conditions without reservations.
Any Participants who may, according to the unquestionable judgment of the Promoter, have taken part herein in violation of the provisions of these Terms & Conditions or may have become the winners by means and tools capable of circumventing the procedures for participation and conduct of the initiative, will be excluded from the participation in the Awards and will not be awarded.
Each Participant will be solely liable for his/her own activities. Therefore, no liabilities will be attributable, by third parties, to the Promoter, in relation to such activity. The Participant commits itself to keep the Promoter undamaged from any injury, prejudice, loss, cost, spending (legal expenses), penalty in which he would incur due to the demand or action of third parts that will lead himself to breach these Terms & Conditions or due to his negligent and made deliberately behavior.
Before awarding the prize, the Promoter reserves the right to perform all the necessary checks to ascertain the appropriate progress of the competition, including verification of the Participants being over 18 (eighteen) years of age.
The Promoter will assume no responsibility for problems of access, impediments, malfunctions or difficulties concerning technical tools, telephone line, cables, electronics, software and hardware, transmission and connection, an Internet connection that may prevent a Participant from accessing the site and therefore participating.
The Promoter will not be held responsible for failure to receive, or incomplete receipt of, the registration, for any whatsoever reason.
The Promoter will assume no responsibility for cases of non-delivery of e-mails not attributable to the same, including, but not limited to, cases in which the address stated during registration is incorrect, incomplete or deactivated.
The Personal Data given by the Participants could be communicated to third parties for the purposes described in the Policy.
- VALIDITY OF THE TERMS & CONDITIONS
These Terms & Conditions will be valid with immediate effect and all the instructions contained herein, except for clauses with retrospective effectiveness, will be considered effective for the entire duration set out herein and for each Agora Project Awards stage.
These Terms & Conditions are available on the AGORA BY CODEMOTION Website and may be changed by the Promoter at any time. In the event of a conflict between the Regulation and any subsequent amendments, the latter will prevail. The amended Terms & Conditions will come into force once it has been published on the Website. It is understood that each Participant has accepted the amendments solely for the fact of their participation in the Agora Project Awards, without prejudice to the possibility to delete the subscription if there are changes that are not shared by the Participant, by sending an email to the following address: email@example.com.
- EXCLUSION FROM THE SCOPE OF PRIZE EVENTS
The Agora Project Awards is a competition outside the scope of the rules governing prize events, pursuant to and in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph a), of Presidential Decree No. 430/2001, since it should be deemed as an initiative that does not require any prior purchase or payment by Participants and is aimed at rewarding, as payment for performance of work and/or recognition of personal merit, the skills and abilities of the Participants in programming of computer codes (to be understood as scientific work), of which the Promoter will retain the exclusive use.
- JURISDICTION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
These Terms & Conditions and the entire Agora By Codemotion initiative are subject to Dutch law.
All disputes that may arise in relation to the Terms & Conditions, including those concerning its validity, effectiveness, interpretation, execution, and termination, will be under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Amsterdam.
If a provision of these Terms & Conditions is not valid in accordance with law rules and regulations of a particular country, the provision will be applied within the permitted limits.
Any complaints, communications, or requests for information must be sent by e-mail to the following address firstname.lastname@example.org.