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RULES OF THE CHALLENGE

Talent for France – Go Smart

 

Agorize, PSA RETAIL, GEFCO, MAZARS, and UPTOO

(hereinafter jointly referred to as the “Group of Partner companies”),

has decided to entrust

Agorize, a French Simplified Joint Stock Company (Société par Actions Simplifiée,or SAS) with a share capital of 71,146 Euros, registered within the Commercial  and Companies Register of Paris under number 530 774 439, and has its registered office at 15 rue Béranger 75003 Paris,

(hereinafter referred to as the “Service Provider”),

with the organization of a Challenge as set out below; the Challenge shall take place from the 10th of September 2019 to 31th of January 2020 via the website available at https://www.agorize.com/talent-for-france-edition-2-go-smart,

(hereinafter referred to as the “Challenge”).

The rights and obligations that apply to the Group of Partner companies as set out in these Rules apply individually and separately to each such Partner company.

The Service Provider shall act in the name and on behalf of the Partner Company as part of their assignment.

The Partner Company and the Service Provider shall be considered as the joint organizers of the Challenge

(hereinafter jointly referred to as the “Organizers”). 

 

 

Article 1            DEFINITIONS

 

Award”: refers to the prizes awarded to the Winners at the end of the Challenge.

Brief”: refers to the specifications determined by the Partner Company, which may include the deadlines, the awards, the guidelines and themes to be complied with by all Participants contributions.

Challenge”: refers to the challenge that is the subject of the Rules, as organized by the Organizers.

Confidential Information”: refers to the information set out in the Article 17.

“Competition Rules, Terms and Conditions” or “CRTC”: designate the general terms of use of the Service provider’s website, accepted by every Participant during the creation of a Agorize user account and readable on agorize.com

Deliverables”: jointly refers to the Pre-Selection Deliverable and to the Final Deliverable. 

Final Deliverable”: refers to the deliverable described in these Rules, which is submitted at the end of the Selection stage.

Final Jury”: refers to the jury responsible for ranking the finalists.

Participant”: refers to any person registered in accordance with the Rules who takes part in the Challenge.

Pre-Selection”: refers to the first stage of the Challenge, as described in the Rules.

Pre-Selection Deliverable”: refers to the deliverable described in the Rules, which is submitted during the Pre-Selection.

Pre-Selection Jury”: refers to the jury responsible for selecting the Participants during the Pre-Selection.

“Project”: refers to the Team and all of its Deliverables.

 “Registration”: refers to the registration of a Challenge Participant in accordance with the Rules.

Ranking”: refers to the attribution of an Award per theme by the Final Jury at the end of Selection.

Rules”: refers to these rules, which apply to the Challenge.

Selection”: refers to the second stage of the Challenge.

Selection Jury”: refers to the jury responsible for selecting the Participants during the Selection.

“Team”: refers to the team of min 2 and max 4 participants per team. Participants have to create or join on the platform in order to take part in the Challenge.

Winner” or “Winners”: refers to the members of the three (3) Projects that reach the final stage of the Challenge, and are ranked by the Final Jury as winning teams.

 

 

Article 2            PURPOSE OF THE RULES

 

2.1.         Rules are intended to define, according to article L. 121-15-2 of the French Code de la Consommation, terms and rules of participation in the Challenge organized by the Partner Company in association with the Service provider. Rules are destined to complete the Competition Rules, Terms and Conditions of the Service provider, which can be downloaded through the following link: <https://www.agorize.com/en/terms> In the event of inconsistency between these terms and regulations and those of the CRTC, those Rules will prevail.

2.2.         The Participant acknowledges being aware of, and agrees to the fact that the proposed Challenge calls on his/her wisdom, skill, and ingenuity during extremely difficult trials. The Challenge shall not depend, even partially, on chance and luck under any circumstances, and can therefore not be considered as, or resemble a lottery.

 

 

Article 3            CONDITIONS FOR ENTERING THE CHALLENGE

 

3.1.         Participation in this Challenge is free and without purchase obligation and can be subject to a reimbursement of participating costs in the conditions specified in Article 15.

3.2.         The Participant must read these Rules, and fully accept their terms in their entirety without reservation before its Registration and participation in the Challenge.

3.3.         Participation to the Challenge is under the conditions of

  • Being any natural adult person, currently enrolled in higher education or anyone graduated from an institution of higher education of the territory two years ago or less and able to justify it with a student card.

  • being any person on legal age and able to justify it with an Identification card

3.4.         Employees and representatives of the Service provider and of the Partner companies and/or the members of their families (parents, children, spouses) cannot participate in the Challenge.

3.5.         The Participant shall certify to abide by the terms aforementioned. The delivery of the Award will be conditional upon the capacity of the Participant to justify the conditions aforementioned.

3.6.         There is multiple entry per person in the Challenge

3.7.         Participants must

form teams from 2 and 4 participants per team.

3.8.         Any Participant and/or team who doesn’t abide by the terms of the Rules during his/her Registration and at any time during the Challenge will be automatically and without previous notification, disqualified from the Challenge and shall not be awarded any Award. In the case where an Award would have been given to a Participant and/or team who doesn’t or didn’t comply with the Rules at the time of his/her Registration or during the Challenge, the Organizers have the discretionary right to demand the return of the Award received.

 

 

Article 4            REGISTRATION AND ACCESS TO THE CHALLENGE

 

4.1.         For his/her Registration to the Challenge, the Participant must open a user account on agorize.com and must indicate the following:

  • Last name;

  • First name;

  • A valid email address ;

  • A valid password.

To validate his Registration, the Participant must accept the Competition Rules, Terms and Conditions provided by the Service provider

The Participant must provide the information listed below:

  • Date of Birth;

  • Civility;

  • Town;

  • Country;

  • Phone number;

  • Nationality;

  • School;

  • Education;

 

A confirmation email containing an activation link is sent to the Participant’s listed email address.

Once his/her account is activated, the Participant can freely complete further information on his profile in the account settings.

To end his Registration in the Challenge, the Participant must opt-in on the box indicating that he/she accepts the Challenge Regulations

4.2.         Any Registration containing wrong, dubious, or incomplete information shall not be taken into account and shall disqualify the Participant and/or the Participant’s team.

4.3.         By registering, the Participant accepts to be contacted through emails sent by Organizers during his/her participation in the Challenge. He/she also accepts to be contacted by phone, if he/she is part of the preselected Participants or the Winners.

4.4.         The use of a computer is needed to access the Challenge with the minimal material configuration and device hereinafter:

  • Processor 1 Ghz or higher with 1 Go RAM or higher;

  • A 1024x768 pixels screen definition with 65 536 colors;

  • Operating system: Windows XP and Vista;

  • A browser which accepts cookies and Javascripts functions execution: Using Internet Explorer 7 or higher, or Firefox 3.5 is recommended;

  • Version Flash Player 9.045, except any specified case which will be informed to the Participant on the homepage of the Challenge;

  • The sound card is recommended but is not necessary.

4.5.         The Challenge is available 24 hours a day on the agorize.com subject to possible maintenance operations on servers or dysfunctions such as those mentioned on the Article 16.

 

 

Article 5            DURATION OF THE CHALLENGE

 

5.1.         The Challenge shall take place from 10th of September 2019 to 31st of January 2020.

5.2.         Every date clearly defined in these rules and the challenge is in the Paris time zone (GMT +1).

5.3.         Where necessary due to operational requirements, the Organizers reserve the right to alter the duration of the Challenge by a reasonable amount of time, which will be conveyed to Participants 

 

 

Article 6            PRINCIPLE OF THE CHALLENGE

 

6.1.         The Challenge consists of making contributions formed by two (2) Deliverables which are in accordance with the requirements listed in Article 7 and Article 8, during the two steps of preselecting and selecting.

6.2.         Those Deliverables must absolutely respond to the Challenge issue and rules described in the tab “Brief” on the Challenge page on the website agorize.com. Those Deliverables must be written in French or English; no other language will be accepted.

6.3.         Each recommendation is exclusively composed of two (2) Deliverables:

  • The preselection Deliverable mentioned in Article 7 subjected to the terms of this disposition;

  • The Selection Deliverable mentioned in Article 8 subjected to the terms of this disposition;

The Organizers will not accept and will not take into account any other documents submitted by the Participants.

 

 

Article 7            PRE-SELECTION STAGE PROCEDURE

 

7.1.         The Pre-Selection is scheduled from 10th of September to 3rd of November 2019.

7.2.         During this period and until 3rd of November 2019 23h59., the Participants will have to send by upload on the platform, their Pre-Selection Deliverable, which is composed of:

  • Their Project presentation based on the template downloadable from the dedicated page on Challenge Website.

  • A presentation of the Participant using the form on his participation tab accessible once he is registered. The presentation should highlight the benefits of the project and demonstrate how it tackles the chosen issue, its feasibility, and its innovative nature.

  • The CV or direct link to the LinkedIn of the participant

7.3.         The preselection of the Projects will be realized on the basis of this Preselection Deliverable, in accordance with Article 11.

 

 

Article 8            SELECTION STAGE PROCEDURE

 

8.1.         The Selection is scheduled from the 18th of November to the 15th of December 2019 23h59.

8.2.         Only a maximum of 30 Projects per category selected at the end of the Pre-selection stage will be able to participate to the Selection stage.

8.3.         These teams of participant should send before the 15th of December 2019 23h59, by uploading on the platform their Final deliverable, which composed of:

  • [Description of the Pre-Selection Deliverable (propositions below are examples)

  • A 10-15 slides document describing their project and details (an estimate of the required budget and resources, a timeline, the implications of the project, the potential risks or difficulties, what it would be required to set up the solution, a comparison with competing or existing solutions, etc.)

  • In option, additional documents (videos, images, mockups, etc.)

8.4.         A selection of the Projects who participated in the Selection stage will be carried out on the basis of the Final Deliverable in accordance with Article 11

 

 

Article 9            AWARDS CEREMONY

 

9.1.         Only the 6 Projects selected at the end of the Selection stage, will be able to present at the awards ceremony in accordance with Article 11.

9.2.         This final stage consists of an oral presentation of the winning Project by the Participants of the Project in Paris.

9.3.         Only the 6 Projects selected per category participating in the final stage will be ranked on the basis of the oral presentation, in accordance with Article 11. The Organizers might shoot an institutional movie presenting the final ceremony, the selected Participants understand that they must to their best to take part in this movie.

 

 

Article 10        CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF THE DELIVERABLES

 

10.1.      Those Deliverables must absolutely respond to the Challenge issue and rules described in the tab “Brief” on the Challenge page on the Challenge website.

10.2.      Deliverables must be sent in a common digital format such as: DOC/DOCX/PDF/PPT/PPTX/KEY/ODT/MP3/MPEG/MOV/MP4 and be written in French or in English.

10.3.      In case of difficulties or failures to read the Deliverable, Participants of the concerned Project will be notified and have the responsibility to re-submit it before the Deliverable deposit end date of the current step. If the delay is passed, the Project in question will be disqualified from the Challenge.

10.4.      Each Participant grants that the content of the deliverables are only their contributions from their team. If it appeared that contribution are from a third party all participant from concerned team may be disqualified.

 

 

Article 11        The use of photos or images must be free copyright. In any case, the organizers will not be held responsible for the use of works on which third parties have rights.  rné. 

 

 

Article 12        SELECTION PROCESS

 

12.1.      The challenge is divided in two selection processes:

  • Preselection: this stage ends with the preselection of Projects;

  • Selection: this stage ends with finalist Projects selection;

12.2.      Each of these selection steps is based on the criteria of:

  • Relevance;

  • Originality;

  • Feasibility

  • Impact

Under no circumstances are taken into account factors relating to the person's appearance, religious or trade union, political opinions or sexual orientation of the participants. The selections will not result in any way, whether directly or indirectly, by chance or luck.

12.3.      A Pre-Selection Jury composed of members from the Partner Companies, having the necessary qualifications to make the preselection, will be responsible for selecting up to 30 Projects per category on the basis of the Pre-Selection Deliverable submitted.

12.4.      A Selection Jury composed of members from the Partner Companies, having the necessary qualifications to make the preselection, will be responsible for selecting up to 5 Projects on the basis of the Selection Deliverable submitted.

12.5.      The Service Provider will, via an email sent to the address entered at the time of account creation on Agorize.com and via a notification on their Agorize.com account, inform all Participants of the Pre-Selection results by the 19th of November 2019 at the latest and of the Selection results by the 24th of December 2019 at the latest. The Organizers will be free to alter the dates on which results are released should this become necessary due to the number of Projects to be assessed.

12.6.      Each pre-selected or selected Participant must respond to the email sent by the Service Provider announcing the selection of the team before the deadline specified in the message. Otherwise, the Organizers reserve the right to disqualify the defaulting Participant’s Project.

12.7.      A Selected process Jury will be in charge of ranking the 5 Selected Projects based on their presentation and to nominate the 3 Winning Projects.

12.8.      The Ranking made by the Selected process Jury will be announced by the 24th of December 2019.

 

 

Article 13        AWARDS

 

13.1.      Awards referred to in this Article are awarded in consideration of:

  • The delivery of Deliverables which quality has been recognized by the different Jurys;

  • Acceptance and respect of Article 13 on Intellectual Property for each Winner;

  • Acceptance and respect for each Winner of Article 14 on use of Winners information.

No Award can be delivered to the Winners if they do not meet these three conditions, as well as entirely comply with these Rules.

13.2.      Any award of an Award at the end of the challenge is subject to, and is performed only when subjected to:

  • The full respect of the Rules set out for the Challenge;

  • The presentation by each winner of documents justifying that he respects the conditions of Article 3.

13.3.      Only the winners of the 3 Projects that are selected per category and then ranked by the Jury will receive an Award.

13.4.      A Participant will not be considered a Winner and will not receive any Award unless the Participant is part of the Project's Team on the Agorize.com website before the end of Pre-selection.

13.5.      Every Participant recognizes and accepts that the Award cannot give rise to no contesting of any kind, to a request of delivery neither of their monetary exchange value, nor to their replacement or exchange for another Award whatever the reason is. The Award is not transferable and the Participants are informed that the sale or the exchange of the Award is forbidden.

13.6.      In case of unavailability of an Award, the Partner Company will be free to substitute an Award of a similar value, of the same brand or of a different brand, or its exchange value in cash for the discretion of the Partner Company.

13.7.      Every Participant recognizes and accepts that the Partner Company will not be held responsible, in any case, for the dysfunction of the Award or for any harmful consequence undergone by the Winner or any third party because of the Award. It is stated that the Company will not provide any partner warranty service or assistance.

13.8.      Every Participant recognizes and accepts that the Partner Companies is only committed to the delivery of the Award awarded to the Winners. As a consequence, all the extra costs relative to these Awards or the overheads linked to the accession to ownership of these Awards will stay, unless otherwise stipulated of the Rules, chargeable to the Winners. Neither coverage nor refund will be owed as such.

13.9.      Winners will be informed by email of their award sent by the Service Provider to the address communicated for their inscription of their account on www.agorize.com by 15 days maximum following the day where the final ranking is made by the jury. The Participant commits himself to respect directives indicated in the email. In the case where a Winner did not succeed to take his prize, for independent reason from the Organizers, in a delay of 2 months from the reception of this email, the Partner Company has the right to declare this Award not attributed to this winner.

13.10.   Winners of the 3 Projects per category will be awarded with the following prizes, according to their ranking, with the precision that Project n°1 of each category is better than Project n°3, which is considered the last of the 3 ranked by the Final Jury.

 

Smart Retail Prize (for each team member)
  1. Awards for Project n°1

Electric scooter

2. Awards for Project n°2

Peugeot FOCAL Listen Wireless

3. Awards for Project n°3

Citröen Bluetooth speaker

 

 
Smart Mobility Prize (for each team member)
  1. Awards for Project n°1

A learning expedition at a GEFCO site + Project developement support for the GEFCO Innovation factory (3 months) + Access to selection for the Techstars Intrapreneuriat acceleration programme

 

 

2. Awards for Project n°2

A Learning Expedition at a GEFCO site

3. Awards for Project n°3

Electric scooter or mobility voucher

 

 

Smart Finance Prize (for each team member)
  1. Awards for Project n°1

 A three-day Mazars Learning Expedition in a department of your choice

 

2. Awards for Project n°2

A one-day Learning Expedition within one of their partner startups

3. Awards for Project n°3

An Escape Game 4D VR experience

 

 

Smart Business Prize (for each team member)
  1. Awards for Project n°1

€3,000 of gift certificates (shared between team members) + Sales training seminar by UPTOO + Gold access to the recruitment service for candidates

 

2. Awards for Project n°2

Sales training seminar by UPTOO + Gold access to the recruitment service for candidates

3. Awards for Project n°3

Sales training seminar by UPTOO

 

 

Agorize’s favourite (for each team member)
  1. Awards for Project n°1

€3,000

 

 

Best pitch award
  1. Awards for Project n°1

€2,000

 

 

Article 14        INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

 

Definitions. For the purposes of this section,

  • "Intellectual Property Rights" refers to any copyright or other rights over a brand, a design or a model, a patent and, more generally, any element, (including trade secrets and know-how), that may be protected by national and/or international laws or conventions on intellectual property (“Intellectual Property Rights”)

 

  • “Previous Rights” refer to any Intellectual Property Rights and/or any associated know-how held by the Participants before the start date of the Challenge (“Previous Rights”)

 

  • “Creations” refer to any software (including source and object code software), database, technical specifications, text, design, model, information, knowledge, method, process or product, as well as any resulting elements and/or processes likely or otherwise to be protected according to national and/or international laws or conventions on intellectual property developed by any Participant as a part of any submitted deliverable throughout the Challenge (“Creations”).

Warranty of non-infringement. When submitting any Deliverable, at any stage of the Challenge, each Participant guarantees to Sponsor that he/she is the co/owner and/or co/holder of the Intellectual Property Rights regarding all or part of the Creations  contained in the Deliverables submitted at any stage of the Challenge, and that he/she has obtained all rights and permissions regarding all pre-existing Creations and any elements of the Deliverables for which he/she does not hold the relevant rights.

Each Participant guarantees (i) that his/her contribution is original and unprecedented; (ii) that it do not infringe upon the copyright or any Intellectual Property Rights of any third party; (iii) that all the elements of which his/her submissions are formed, as well as all pieces of contributions and information communicated in the submission presentation documents are accurate, reliable and complete; and (iv) that the submission of the relevant Deliverables does not constitute an act of unfair competition of any kind.

It is compulsory for Participants to indicate the source of any pre-existing Creations of whichever nature and on whichever support that are included in any submitted deliverable. Any Deliverable involving several Participants constitutes a collaborative work and it should be treated as such in accordance with the applicable regulation in force.

Liability. Sponsor cannot be held liable for any infringement of the above provisions by Participants. Each Participant shall indemnify Sponsor against any disturbance, action, claim, opposition and demand or eviction attempt from any third party in connection with any Creation in the Deliverables (Intellectual Property Rights included).

 

 

License

 

By taking part in the Challenge, Participants accept to grant Sponsor a license regarding the Creations as a component of the Delivrable and the Delivrable itself for a period of one (1) year following the Final Round of the Challenge.

                                                                              

The license is non-exclusive, worldwide, transferable within the Sponsor’s group of enterprises and royalty free.

 

This licence shall include the right to reproduce (wholly or in part), display (wholly or in part), analyse, adapt, modify, disseminate, translate and use [including commercial use] any elements which are part of the Creations, as well as any Previous Rights which reveals necessary for the appropriate enjoyment of the described licence.

 

 

By accepting these Rules, Participants who are winners of the Challenge grant an exclusive option for the Sponsor to purchase part or all of the intellectual property rights included in any of the Deliverables and to the Creations submitted during the Challenge.

 

This option is subject to the following and cumulative conditions:

 

  • the Sponsor will benefit from an exclusive purchase option for a duration of twelve (12) months from the date of the announcement of Challenge winners;

  • it is understood that any affiliates and/or subsidiaries of the Sponsor may exercise this purchase option;

  • the Sponsor shall notify the Participant in writing of its intention to exercise the option;

  • negotiations will be exercised based on good faith between the involved parties;

  • if the involved parties so agree, any monetary compensation comprised in the prize could be understood as the entire or a part of the purchase price.

 

 

Article 15        COMMUNICATION

 

15.1.      Every Participant authorizes

the Organizers, in the hypothesis where he/she would be appointed Winner of the Challenge to use his/her family name, his/her first name, his/her twitter address, his/her city and his/her region of residence, the name of his/her school or former school and his/her photograph, name in any promotional demonstration (except with purchase advertising space), including on the web sites of the Service Provider and the Partner Company and any site or affiliated support, without that this use can legally give rise to any remuneration during 2 years maximum after the end of the Challenge.

 

 

Article 16        REFUND OF ENTRY EXPENSES

 

16.1.      The Participants can obtain the refund of postage incurred in the claim of reimbursement and/or any written application for the settlement (based on the going rate – slow rate 20g applicable in France).

16.2.      All requests for refund by the Participant must be sent in writing before 30th january 2020 (date as postmark), to the following address:

AGORIZE

15 rue Béranger

75003 PARIS.

Request cannot be done by telephone or by e-mail.

16.3.      To be admissible, the request will mandatory contain:

  • Full contact details of the Participant (name, first name, address, zip code, city, Agorize login and e-mail);

  • Valid bank details or account details;

  • Where applicable, the precise request of communication of Rules and repayment of the stamp used in the aforementioned price rate.

16.4.      Any request of repayment over the deadline, incomplete, dubious or inaccurate will be refused in whole or part.

16.5.      Only one reimbursement per Participant will be accepted.

16.6.      The reimbursement will be processed by bank transfer on the account indicated during the request after the check of the legitimacy of the request and in a deadline the Organizers of which have the whole discretion.

 

 

Article 17        LIABILITY

 

17.1.      The responsibility of the Organizers cannot be engaged in case of breakdown or dysfunction of the used telecommunications network, whatever the cause is, which would especially have the effect of damaging or preventing the identification or the access of the Participant on agorize.com or any other useful web site for the participation in the Challenge.

17.2.      The participation in the Challenge implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics, limitations and risks of the internet network and the technologies which are linked to it, particularly in consideration of the performances, in response time, in the security of the software and the computer hardware towards diverse potential attacks such as virus, logic bomb or Trojan horse and in the loss or in diversion of data. As a consequence, the Organizers cannot be held responsible, in any case for the damages caused to the Participant because of these accepted characteristics, limitations and risks.

17.3.      The Organizers cannot, in any case, be held responsible for any damage caused by the defect or the delay of delivery of the Deliverables, especially for the refusal to consider these Deliverables because of a late submission, or for any damage caused by an impossibility to connect to the relevant websites or to upload/download correctly any Deliverable, the defect or the delivery time of any e-mail sent during the Challenge, or for any damage caused by any hurdle preventing the Participant to attend or participate to whole or part of the Challenge.

17.4.      The Organizers cannot be held responsible in case of total or partial modification, suspension, interruption, adjournment or cancellation of whole or part of the Challenge for reasons beyond their control or as defined in Article 19. In such case, the Service Provider will inform as soon as possible the Participants by a mention on agorize.com or by any mean it sees fit.

17.5.      The Organizers cannot be held responsible for the consequences of a disqualification of a Participant, and/or a team, due to a violation of the Rules, and/or in case of rejection of a Deliverable due to noncompliance with the Rules.

17.6.      The Organizers shall not be liable for any trouble, action, claim, objection, claim related to the use of the Deliverables of the Partner Company not foreseen by the Regulations or in connection with the negotiation, execution or performance of contracts that the Partner company would sign with the Participants, therefore there was no direct intervention of Service.

17.7.      In any case, the Organizers will not be held responsible for the delivery of the Awards nor in case of impossibility for a Winner to benefit from his/her Award for circumstances beyond Organizers’ control. The responsibility of the Organizers cannot be engaged in case of loss and/or deterioration of the Award by post or any third similar service provider and more generally if the Winner does not receive his/her Award. The responsibility of the Organizers cannot be engaged in case of incidents or of damages of all kinds, which could arise because of the enjoyment of the awarded prize and/or because of its use.

 

 

Article 18        CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

 

18.1.      Is “Confidential Information” in the sense of the present arrangement, all the material or immaterial information of whatever nature, in particular administrative, commercial, scientific, technical, financial, fiscal, which was, is or will be communicated by the Partner Company to the Participant, directly or indirectly, and in a non-exhaustive way, orally, in writing whatever the support is, by delivery of paper or electronic documents.

Is not Confidential Information:

  1. The currently accessible information or becoming accessible to the public without breach at the terms of the Regulations from the Participant,

  2. The information legally held by the Participant before their disclosure by the Partner Company,

  3. The information not resulting either directly or indirectly from the use of all or part of the Confidential Information,

  4. The information validly obtained close to a third party authorized to transfer or to reveal the aforementioned information.

18.2.       During the duration of the Challenge and during a period of five (5) years after the end of the Challenge such as planned in Article 5, The Participant makes a commitment to:

 

  • Not using the Confidential Information for any other purposes than the participation in the Challenge in the conditions of the Regulations;

  • Taking any necessary, useful and reasonable precaution to protect the Confidential Information;

  • Not Revealing the Confidential Information to whomever, by any means whatsoever, except to the other members of his/her Team;

18.3.      The Organizers may disclose Participants’ Information wholly or in part to all its subsidiaries in the sense of Article L.233-­‐1 of the French Commercial Code or to a service provider acting on its behalf or that of its subsidiaries.

18.4.      At the end of the Challenge, because of the emergence of their term indicated to Article 5 or of their cancellation, the Participant will immediately have to put back to the Partner Company all the Confidential Information, whatever their support is, obtained during the Challenge. The Participant forbids himself from keeping copy in any form whatsoever, except with an on purpose, preliminary and written agreement by the Partner Company.

 

 

Article 19        INFORMATION AND LIBERTIES

 

19.1.      The participation in the Challenge requires the communication of the Participant’s personal data mentioned in Article 4.

19.2.      This data can be modified at any time by the Participant.

19.3.      This data mentioned in the present Article is subjected to an automated processing in the sense of the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978 for which the Service Provider and possibly the Partner Company, is alone to define the means and the purpose, and is responsible, in this respect, for this processing in the sense of the aforementioned law.

The purpose of this processing is:

  • To organize the intermediation between the Participant and the Partner Company;

  • To ensure identification, communication and preservation of the exchanges with the Participant;

  • To realize anonymous market studies by the Service Provider or a third-party.

19.4.      The addressees of this data are the Service Provider and the Partner Company.

19.5.      According to provisions of the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978, the Participant is informed that the personal data processing made was subjected to a statement in the Commission Nationale de l'informatique et des Libertés from which the receipt was delivered under the number 1856312v0.

In this respect, the Service Provider made a commitment to protect all the personal data of the concerned people. These data are collected and handled in by the Service Provider with the strictest confidentiality according to the law of January 6th, 1978.

19.6.      According to the provisions of the articles 38, 39 and 40 of the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978, the Participant has, at any time, the right to:

  • Oppose to the collect and process of personal data carried out by the Service Provider;

  • Oppose to the communication of these data to third-parties;

  • Get access to all personal data handled by the Service Provider;

  • Rectify, update and delete his personal data handled by the Service Provider.

To exercise his rights in conformance with the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978, the Participant has to send a registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt mentioning clearly his identity and the object of his request to:

AGORIZE

15 rue Béranger

75003 PARIS

19.7.      Concerning the possible installation of cookies (or witnesses of connection) on the Participant’s computer during his browsing on the Service Provider’s website, the Participant is invited to consult the Regulations and Competition Rules, Terms and Conditions present on the website www.agorize.com and that he/she has to accept previously during the opening of an account necessary to participate in the Challenge.

 

 

Article 20        RULES

 

20.1.      The participation in the Challenge and the awarding of the Award require the acceptance purely and simply and the full respect for the Rules in all its terms. The Organizers reserve the right to disqualify, immediately and without compensation, every Participant and/or Project not satisfying in full with the Rules.

20.2.      The Organizers reserve the right to modify at any time the terms of the Rules, and during the Challenge without the requirement of notification to the Participant, concerning the application and the validity of these modifications. The Participant is invited to consult regularly the Rules. The Participant gives up expressly any complaint or contesting linked to any modification brought to the Rules by the Organizers.

20.3.      The regulations are filed via www.reglement.net, at SELARL 812 - HUISSIERS, associate bailiffs, 88 boulevard de la Reine, 78000 Versailles. Rules are available for consultation online on agorize.com

A copy of these Rules can be asked for free and with the reimbursement of the stamp used in the conditions of Article 15.

 

 

Article 21        CANCELLATION AND SUSPENSION OF THE CHALLENGE

 

21.1.      The Service Provider and Partner Company reserve the right to cancel, shorten, suspend the Challenge without prior notice:

  • In cases of force majeure;

  • If it appears that fraud has occurred in any form whatsoever;

  • In the case of the Article 11.

21.2.       The Organizers cannot be held responsible for cancellation or for suspension of the Challenge according to the present Article and no allowance nor compensation will be due to the Participant.

 

 

Article 22        INDEPENDENCE

 

22.1.      The registration and the participation in the Challenge are not, in any way, for effect to create a link of subordination between the Organizers and the Participant. 

 

 

Article 23        CLAIMS

 

23.1.      Any claim of the Participant must be sent in writing during the latest 30 days after ending date of the Challenge.

23.2.      Claims linked to the functioning of the website www.agorize.com must be formulated in writing at the following address:

AGORIZE

34, rue du faubourg Saint-Antoine

75012 PARIS

23.3.      Claims linked to the progress of the Challenge and to the sending of the Award must be formulated in writing at the following address:

AGORIZE

34, rue du faubourg Saint-Antoine

75012 PARIS

23.4.      At the risk of being rejected, any claim has to contain:

  • Full contact details of the Participant (name, first name, address, zip code, city, Agorize login and e-mail);

  • The identification of the concerned Challenge;

  • The clear and elaborate presentation of the motives for the claim.

 

 

Article 24        PRELIMINARY RECONCILIATION

 

24.1.      In case of persistent dispute after the Participant has made a complaint in accordance of Article 22, the Organizers and Participants agree to submit their dispute to an amicable settlement before any court proceedings.

24.2.      The party eager to initiate conciliation must inform the other party through a registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt in which it will make him know his intentions and it will specify the cause.

24.3.      If no agreement is reached between the parties within 30 days of the registered letter reception, parties regain their freedom of action.

Article 25        APPLICABLE LAW

The Regulations and the Challenge are under the French law.

In case of disagreement on the application or interpretation of the Rules, and the absence of agreement, any dispute will be submitted to the competent court, according to the legal rules of territorial jurisdiction.