Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully as they contain important information about your legal rights, remedies and obligations.
The present Terms and Conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) regulate the use and access the EUvsVirus hackathon website https://euvsvirus.organd any other websites, subdomains, country level domain variants related (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “EUvsVirus Website”). The EUvsVirus website is owned and operated by The Hackathon Company, one of several initiators of the EUvsVirus hackathon and a company organized under the laws of Germany, with office at Julius-Hatry-Straße 1, Mannheim, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “EUvsVirus”, “we”, “the Event” or “us”).
Additional information about EUvsVirus, such as contact details, as well as the names of the authorized representatives, can be found under the “Contact” button displayed in the Footer of the EUvsVirus Website.
EUvsVirus is a hackathon event bringing together developers, designers, creatives and entrepreneurs that want to develop innovative solutions to help overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The hackathon is patronaged and organized by the European Commission and several international entities.
In these Terms and Conditions (“Terms” or “Agreement”) “EUvsVirus” or “we” refers to the EUvsVirus
entity defined on the EUvsVirus Site on which you apply to participate in, or otherwise register to a
specific EUvsVirus event organized by the EUvsVirus entity in question.
In this Agreement “Event” refers to the EUvsVirus hackathon and other events organized by a EUvsVirus entity you apply to participate in or otherwise register to.
In this Agreement “EUvsVirus Site(s)” refers to the following websites owned and operated by The Hackathon Company GmbH(Commercial register no.: HRB 730801): https://euvsvirus.org as well as to the online services, such as a platform that may contain application forms, project submission and other services related to the Event, provided by EUvsVirus on such websites.
In this Agreement “third-party services” refer to all services, platforms and (collaboration-) tools used by the organizer to collect the applications, conduct the Event, submit the solutions (prototypes) and follow-up on the Event.
You agree to be bound by these Terms by using the EUvsVirus Sites and/or applying to participate in or
otherwise register to the Event on a EUvsVirus Site. For avoidance of doubt, a person that has been
accepted to or otherwise registered to the Event is considered having participated in the Event.
These Terms constitute a binding legal agreement between you, i.e. the applicant or participant of an Event or a user of any of the EUvsVirus Sites (“Participant” or “you”), and The Hackathon Company.
Should you have any questions regarding these Terms, you may contact us by e-mail at email@example.com by mail at address (The Hackathon Company) Julius-Hatry-Straße 1, Mannheim, Germany.
These Terms may be modified by us from time to time, such modifications to be effective upon posting by on the EUvsVirus Sites. It is the Participant’s responsibility to periodically check-up these Terms for changes. Continued participation in the Event and/or continued use of the EUvsVirus Sites by the Participant following the posting of changes will imply that the Participant accepts and agrees to the changes. Additionally, you may be reading these terms on a service provided by a third party, in this case the version of terms may be outdated, to make sure, the latest version can always be found on the EUvsVirus Sites.
You may apply to the Event by filling out an application form collected by using a third-party service
during the relevant application period.
When applying for participation in the Event you shall provide accurate and complete registration and other information to EUvsVirus as requested in the form.
If you register or apply as an entity or on behalf of a team, you confirm that such entity and each person in the team accepts these Terms and you have the right to represent such entity and team for the purposes of these Terms.
A Participant is not permitted and not entitled to do any of the following:
You are solely responsible for all the content that you may be entitled to upload/transmit to the EUvsVirus Sites, including the Submission (“Participant Content”). EUvsVirus shall have the right, but shall not be obliged to, monitor the Participant Content, in order to ensure compliance with the terms of this Agreement. In case EUvsVirus believes, in its reasonable opinion, that any Participant Content violates this Agreement, intellectual property rights or any applicable law, EUvsVirus shall have the right to delete such Participant Content.
EUvsVirus disclaim any responsibility for the backup and/or retention of any Participant Content.The
EUvsVirus Site shall not be used for the back-up of any Participant Content.
Participant agrees that EUvsVirus does not assume any liability or responsibility in respect to any Participant Content and Participant shall at all times ensure that Participant Content does not infringe any rights of third parties or any applicable law. Furthermore, The Participant Content shall not be offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory or otherwise inappropriate. For clarity, EUvsVirus is not responsible and shall not be held liable for any Participant Content, nor do they endorse any opinion contained in any Participant Content.
EUvsVirus shall have the right to generate anonymous user data and statistical data from Participant Content. EUvsVirus shall reserve all rights to such anonymised data.
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you are a user of the EUvsVirus Site or participate in the Event. Provisions of this Agreement intended to survive the termination or expiry of this Agreement shall do so.
EUvsVirus will make reasonable efforts to keep the EUvsVirus Sites operational. However, certain
technical difficulties or maintenance may, from time to time, result in temporary interruptions.
EUvsVirus will make reasonable efforts to keep the Event operational. EUvsVirus reserves the right to alter the content, timing, date and/or location of the Event, without liability to Participant, provided that the Event, as altered, is substantially similar to the Event as originally advertised. EUvsVirus also reserves the right to cancel the Event at any time whereupon Participant shall obtain a full refund of any fees possibly paid hereunder.
EUvsVirus reserves the right, periodically and at any time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or
permanently, functions and features of the EUvsVirus Sites.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will EUvsVirus be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, consequential or punitive damages, arising out of the application to or participation in the Event or arising out of the use of the EUvsVirus Sites or for any direct damages in excess of the amounts actually charged by EUvsVirus from you.
The parties to this Agreement do not restrict their liability for any matter in respect of which, by mandatory law (such as consumer protection laws), it is not permitted to restrict their liability.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the country in which the Event in question is organized, without reference to its conflict of law provisions. All disputes shall be settled by the court of first instance of the place of domicile of The Hackathon Company GmbH.
The content on the EUvsVirus Sites, including, but not limited to, the text, graphics, images, links,
and other materials are for informational purposes only. EUvsVirus do not recommend or endorse any
specific software or other information that may be mentioned on the EUvsVirus Sites. Reliance on any
information provided on the EUvsVirus Sites is solely at your own risk.
If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
No agency, partnership, or employment is created as a result of these Terms.
You may not assign this Agreement to a third party. EUvsVirus have the right to assign this Agreement to their affiliates or successors as part of a restructuring, merger, acquisition, asset sale or other corporate reorganization.