Terms for the competition – rules & eligibility
The competition is open globally. Fiber Optic Valley with member companies XX (will be announced in september) (hereinafter refereed as “ORGANISER”), invites entries from both individuals and teams, as well as from organisations and companies. You must be at least 16 years of age to participate. One winner will be rewarded with SEK 25,000 each.
Fiber Optic Valley arranges the competition and the challenges described in the competition are owned by these three different member organisations in Fiber Optic Valley.
The following are excluded from participation in the competition:
- Participants of the jury, including experts or other persons consulted by the jury.
- Partners and family members of the jury, or persons with close connection to members of the jury.
Copyright and right of use
The competitor owns the rights to the proposal. The Jury for the competition will have access to through all proposals. Only the title in the proposal can be made public. But after revealing the winning proposal, the ORGANISER has the right to use the winning proposal.
The ORGANISER shall receive a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to freely use (eg, store, load, process, reflect, read, show, test, understand, reproduce and otherwise dispose of and use) the entry and the rights related thereto (including associated intellectual property rights) in their operations. Furthermore, the ORGANISER will own the right to, either by themselves or in cooperation, freely adapt, adjust, modify, correct and in any way change the delivery/result, for free usage in the organization.
By participating in the competition you consent that the ORGANISER may use the winning proposal for promotional activities and promotional material without further compensation or approval. The competitor owns the rights to his or her idea and winning the challenge is an opportunity – but not a guarantee – to get the idea implemented.
Use of information
By participation, you give your consent that your personal data will be saved by us to make it possible to contact you. All registration is stored and processed within the framework of the PDA (Personal Data Act).
All competing proposals agree to that some part of the proposal is being made public. By competing in the competition you agree that, if becoming the winning proposal, the ORGANISER can use any pictures, text or material that you send, for any purpose, in all media, for an undetermined time, without payment.
We have the right to publish and showcase the proposal, in part or in its entirety, in any way we deem appropriate. You warrant that you have the legal right to grant us these rights and you agree to compensate us in case we are affected by any loss because of falsified information that has been provided by the applicant.
The ORGANISER are not responsible for any damage, loss, or disappointment suffered by participants who participate in this competition, or who wish to participate in the competition.
In the event of unforeseen circumstances, we may modify or terminate the competition without prior notice. We reserve the right to change these terms at any time.
Terms and Conditions
All contestants must submit their entries based on the conditions set out by the ORGANISER.
The contestants must provide truthful and accurate information when it comes to contact and personal information.
All the material sent in should be presented in either English or Swedish.
Contestants must ensure that all pictures, text and other material provided is produced and owned by the contestant. The contestant guarantees that none of the provided material (or material provided by others that the contestant is responsible for) infringes the rights of any third party, including:
- All methods, processes, techniques, know-how etc. that is used for such an achievement
- Any deliverables/results obtained within the framework of the contest, including associated intellectual property rights
When the competition is finished, the proposals and its content can be used at the discretion of the ORGANISER.
Only proposals received before the deadline will be eligible to participate in the competition. We cannot take responsibility for lost, delayed or damaged entries. Proof that the proposal has been sent is not a proof that it has been received.
Proposals that haven’t been delivered according to these terms and all other rules and guidelines, or proposals that are incomplete or illegible (in accordance with the ORGANISER will be excluded from the competition.
No alternative prizes will be offered.
If you are selected as the winner and can’t accept the prize, you will not be able to give the prize to someone else or designate someone else as the winner.
If you are not able, or don’t want to collect your prize, the jury may award the second place proposal with the prize. If you choose to collect a prize, you will be responsible for all taxes related to accepting the prize.
Even if the intention is to implement the winning proposal, the ORGANISER cannot guarantee that this will be the case. If none of the proposals are deemed of high enough quality, the ORGANISER may decide to not award a prize.
Evaluation criteria and the announcement of the winner
A jury will evaluate all entries and decide on a winner.
The ORGANISER reserves the right to select the winner based on the contribution which they find most appropriate. Competition rules and prizes may at any time be changed or varied.
The jury also reserves the right to not select a winner if there are too few entries that the jury believes fulfill all requirements.
Incomplete entries, as well as entries that do not adhere to all rules, may be disqualified.
The jury will not provide feedback to participants that do not advance in the competition. The ORGANISER reserves the right to replace and change the jury at any time and for any reason.
The jury’s decision is final and cannot be appealed.
24:00 Friday September 30, 2016
For more information contact:
Anna Gustavsson, Project manager Fiber Optic Valley 070 – 243 73 72