Airbus Global Earth Observation Challenge
Airbus DS Geo SA, a société anonyme with share capital of 18.022.949 Euros, registered in the trade and companies’ register of Toulouse under number 325 089 589 and having its registered office at 5 rue des Satellites, 31400 Toulouse, France, represented by Philippe Pham acting in his capacity as Managing Director who has been duly empowered for this purpose,
(hereinafter referred to as the “Partner Company”),
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 34 rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine 75012 Paris,
(hereinafter referred to as the “Service Provider”),
with the organization of a challenge as set out below; the Challenge shall take place from 05/30/2017 to 11/30/2017 via the website available at https://www.agorize.com/airbus-challenge,
(hereinafter referred to as the “Challenge”).
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 16.
“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 start-up company registered in accordance with the Rules and which 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 Participant 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 team by the Final Jury at the end of Selection.
“Rules”: refers to the present 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.
“Winner” or “Winners”: refers to the members of the five (5) Projects that reach the final stage of the Challenge, and 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. 121-20 of the French Code de la Consommation, terms and conditions 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, the Rules will prevail.
2.2. The Participant acknowledges being aware of, and agrees to the fact that the proposed Challenge calls on 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.
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 a company:
registered on the trade register of the country in which their headquarters are based
with a valid professional insurance policy
able to supply a registration certificate
certifying that they comply with the social and tax legislation to which they are subject
3.4. 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.
3.5. There is only one entry per Participant in the Challenge
3.6. Participants must
Sign up online and create a user account for their company.
3.7. Any Participant which doesn’t abide by the terms of the Rules during its 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 which doesn’t or didn’t comply with the Rules at the time of its Registration or during the Challenge, the Organizers have the discretionary right to terminate the Award received and/or demand the reimbursement of all or part of the Award which would have already been consumed.
Article 4 REGISTRATION AND ACCESS TO THE CHALLENGE
4.1. For its Registration to the Challenge, the Participant must open a user account on agorize.com and must indicate the following:
A valid email address ;
A valid password.
To validate its Registration, the Participant must accept the Competition Rules, Terms and Conditions provided by the Service provider
The Participant must provide the information listed below:
Company’s registered name;
Company’s formation date;
Company’s Facebook page;
Company’s Twitter page.
For each member of its team:
Date of Birth;
Current company name;
Current work position;
Date of hiring;
Whether he is developer or designer.
A confirmation email containing an activation link is sent to the Participant’s listed email address.
Once its account is activated, the Participant can freely complete further information on its profile in the account settings.
To end its Registration in the Challenge, the Participant must opt-in on the box indicating that it accepts the Rules
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 its participation in the Challenge. The Participant also accepts to be contacted by phone, if it 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;
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 https://www.agorize.com/airbus-challenge 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 05/30/2017 to 11/30/2017, 11:59PM.
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 https://www.agorize.com/airbus-challenge. Those Deliverables must be written iin 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 05/30/2107 to 07/24/2017, 11:59PM.
7.2. During this period and until 07/24/2017, 11:59PM, the Participants will have to send by uploading on the platform, their Pre-Selection Deliverable, which is composed of:
Their Project presentation based on the template downloadable from the dedicated page on https://www.agorize.com/airbus-challenge
A presentation of the Start-up using the form on its participation tab accessible once it is registered.
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 Pre-Selection is scheduled from 07/25/2017 to 09/18/2017, 11:59 M.
8.2. Only the twenty (20) Projects 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 09/18/2017, 11:59 PM, by uploading on the platform their Final deliverable, which composed of:
A twenty (20) slides document describing their project and for example, the problem they address, the solution they bring, its impact and business model.
Optional: a presentation video (3 minutes maximum) explaining the project which will be submitted to a public vote.
A detailed file explaining clearly the idea. The support can be a Microsoft PowerPoint document, Microsoft Word document, diagrams, animation, layout, sketch …
8.4. A selection of the Projects which participated in the Selection stage will be carried out on the basis of the Final Deliverable in accordance with Article 11
Article 9 FINAL STAGE PROCEDURE
9.1. Only the five (5) Projects selected at the end of the Selection stage will be able to participate in the final stage in accordance with Article 11.
9.2. This final stage consists of an oral presentation of their Project by the Participants of Project in a front of a Jury in October 2017.
9.3. Only the five (5) Projects selected 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 do their best to take part in this movie.
Article 10 CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF THE DELIVERABLES
Those Deliverables must absolutely respond to the Challenge issue and rules described in the tab “Brief” on the Challenge page on https://www.agorize.com/airbus-challenge
10.1. 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 English.
10.2. 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.
10.3. Participants undertake that the Deliverables are exclusively made by them. Should a third party were to contribute to a Project, it will lead to the disqualification of the Participant.
Article 11 SELECTION PROCESS
11.1. 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;
11.2. Each of these selection steps is based on the criteria of:
Quality of the Presentation.
Should the criteria evolve in the weeks following the launch of the challenge, the Service Provider will have to inform the Participants via email.
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.
11.3. A Pre-Selection Jury composed of members from the Partner Company, having the necessary qualifications to make the preselection, will be responsible for selecting up to twenty (20) Projects on the basis of the Pre-Selection Deliverable submitted.
11.4. A Selection Jury composed of members from the Partner Company, having the necessary qualifications to make the preselection, will be responsible for selecting up to five (5) Projects on the basis of the Selection Deliverable submitted.
11.5. 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 08/17/2017 at the latest and of the Selection results by 10/02/2017 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.
11.6. 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.
11.7. A Final Jury will be in charge at the end of the finale of ranking the five (5) Selected Projects based on their presentation and to nominate the five (5) Winning Projects.
11.8. The Ranking made by the Final Jury will be announced on the day of the oral presentations.
Article 12 AWARDS
12.1. 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.
12.2. 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 it respects the conditions of Article 3.
12.3. Only the winners of the five (5) Projects that are selected and then ranked by the Final Jury will receive an Award.
12.4. Every Participant recognizes and accepts that the Award cannot give rise to a claim of any kind, are non-refundable, non- exchangeable and non-redeemable for cash or for another Award . The Award is not transferable and the Participants are informed that the sale or the exchange of the Award is forbidden.
12.5. Every Participant recognizes and accepts that the Partner Company is only committed to the delivery of the Award awarded to the Winners. As a consequence, all the extra costs related to these Awards or the overheads linked to the use of these Awards shall be borne by the Winners, unless otherwise specified in the Rules. Neither coverage nor refund will be owed as such.
12.6. Winners will be informed by email of their award sent by the Service Provider to the address communicated for their registration of their account on www.agorize.com within 15 days maximum following the day when the final ranking is made by the jury. The Participant commits itself to respect directives indicated in the email. In the case where a Winner did not succeed to take its prize, for independent reason from the Organizers, within 2 months from the sending of said email, the Partner Company will have the right to cancel this Award.
12.7. Winners will be awarded with the following prizes, according to their ranking, being specified that Project n°1 of each category is better than Project n°5, which is considered the last of the five (5) ranked by the Final Jury.
Award for Project n°1
The Award for the Project ranked first is a voucher worth fifty thousand euros (€50,000) for satellite data. This voucher would be valid until 12/31/2018. It may be spent in several instalments and shall be governed by Airbus DS General Supply Conditions available at http://www.geo-airbusds.com/en/886-legal-documents-and-supply-conditions.
Award for Project n°2
The Award for the Project ranked second is a voucher worth twenty thousand euros (€20,000) for satellite data. This voucher would be valid until 12/31/2018. It may be spent in several instalments and shall be governed by Airbus DS General Supply Conditions available at http://www.geo-airbusds.com/en/886-legal-documents-and-supply-conditions.
Award for Project n°3
The Award for the Project ranked third is a voucher worth fifteen thousand euros (€15,000) for satellite data. This voucher would be valid until 12/31/2018. It may be spent in several instalments and shall be governed by Airbus DS General Supply Conditions available at http://www.geo-airbusds.com/en/886-legal-documents-and-supply-conditions.
Awards for Project n°4
The Award for the Project ranked fourth is a voucher worth ten thousand euros (€10,000) for satellite data. This voucher would be valid until 12/31/2018. It may be spent in several instalments and shall be governed by Airbus DS General Supply Conditions available at http://www.geo-airbusds.com/en/886-legal-documents-and-supply-conditions.
Awards for Project n°5
The A ward for the Project ranked fourth is a voucher worth five thousand euros (€5,000) for satellite data. This voucher would be valid until 12/31/2018. It may be spent in several instalments and shall be governed by Airbus DS General Supply Conditions available at http://www.geo-airbusds.com/en/886-legal-documents-and-supply-conditions.
Article 13 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
“Intellectual Property Right” means any patent, utility certificate, drawing, model, copyright, brand, database producer right, know-how and any other intellectual or industrial property right whatsoever.
“Existing Right” means any Intellectual Property Right held by one of the Parties before the start date of the Challenge.
“Own Right” means any Intellectual Property Right developed or acquired by a Party after the start date of the Challenge without the practical assistance of another Party, whether or not as part of the Challenge.
“Party” means for the purpose of this Article 13 a Participant, the Partner Company or the Service Provider.
“Result” means any work (including source and object code software), design, invention, specification, information, knowledge, process or product, as well as any resulting process likely or otherwise to be considered as an Intellectual Property Right developed by several Parties as part of the Challenge.
13.1. The Existing Right and Own Right remain the exclusive property of the Party which owns it. A Party shall decide to protect and bear the costs of protection of its Intellectual Property Rights. Unless otherwise agreed by the Participant and Partner Company, the Partner Company shall not gain ownership of the Results.
13.2. Participants expressly undertake not to misuse any legally recognised rights they may hold and any such misuse will entitle the Organizers to disqualify the Participant concerned. Participants undertake to act in a way intended to also meet the Organizers’ requirements.
13.3. Participants warrant legitimate use of the documents, submissions, Deliverables and Intellectual Property Rights and shall defend and hold harmless any Party against any interference, claim over possession or any other dispute throughout the duration of the Challenge and while Intellectual Property Rights are in force.
13.4. In this regard, Participants warrant the Partner Company that none of the documents, submissions and Deliverables, tools and other creations provided or used by Participants in respect of the Challenge constitutes an infringement of any component, work or creation belonging to a third party, or is the result of unfair competition, parasitic competition (passing off) or any other infringement of third party rights. Participants shall defend and hold the Partner Company harmless from any third party action in this respect, on any grounds whatsoever, including relating to the use of their image or any creation or any other protected element.
13.5. In respect of this undertaking, Participants shall bear the costs and pay any compensation or other sums in lieu of the Partner Company (i) when the Partner Company is ordered to pay compensation by a legal ruling, or (ii) when the Partner Company has reached agreement with a third party over a dispute. This obligation remains in force after the end of the Challenge for the lifetime of the rights granted to the Partner Company in respect hereof.
13.6. Deliverables and videos must have been produced by the Participants. All Participants shall be liable for their compliance with the applicable legislation, including regarding copyright and legislation on privacy and personal image protection (France’s law of 17 July 1970).
13.7. All Participants undertake to obtain all necessary permission from persons having participated in any way whatsoever in production of the Deliverables and likely to hold any rights whatsoever over the Deliverables.
13.8. The Organizers cannot be held liable for any infringement of the above provisions by Participants.
13.9. By uploading Deliverables onto the site, Participants undertake to comply with statutory and regulatory provisions in force. They are consequently responsible for ensuring that the storage on, and distribution of Deliverables through, the Airbus Global Earth Observation Challenge website does not constitute:
an infringement of third party Intellectual Property Rights (including video clips, TV challenges, short, medium or full-length films, animated or otherwise, and advertising that the Participants have not produced personally or for which they do not hold the necessary permission from third party rights holders);
an infringement of personality rights (including use of image or name, defamation, insults and abuse, the right to privacy, etc.);
an infringement of accepted standards of behaviour or public order (including condoning crimes against humanity, inciting racial hatred, child pornography, etc.). Without prejudice to other rights held by the Organizers, a breach in the foregoing will result in the Deliverables being withdrawn and the Participant’ account being closed without prior notice. Furthermore, Participants are personally liable for any criminal offences specific to contentious content (prison sentences and fines) besides their liability for any compensation.
Article 14 COMMUNICATION
14.1. Every Participant authorizes
Applicant Participants authorise the Service Provider and the Partner Company to reproduce their trademark free of charge on communication materials about the Challenge including but not limited to the Service Provider’s or the Partner Company’s intranet and external websites, email signatures/newsletters, press releases, posters/banners at trade fairs, Facebook pages and on Twitter.
Participants also authorise the Service Provider and Partner Company to display their registered name and trading names in the same ways, together with their logo as displayed in their applications.
This permission is strictly limited to the same purposes as those stipulated in Article 13 and the Service Provider and Organisers undertake to cease use of trademarks once the circumstances relating to those purposes come to an end, unless the Participant expressly agrees otherwise in writing in advance.
The permission herein comes into force commencing on the Challenge start date for the duration required stipulated in the abovementioned purposes.
Article 15 LIABILITY
15.1. The Organizers will not be liable 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.
15.2. 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 liable, in any case for the damages caused to the Participant because of these accepted characteristics, limitations and risks.
15.3. The Organizers cannot, in any case, be held liable 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 preventing the Participant to attend or participate to whole or part of the Challenge.
15.4. The Organizers cannot be held liable 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 statement on agorize.com or by any mean it sees fit.
15.5. The Organizers cannot be held liable 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.
15.6. 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 Rules.
Article 16 CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
16.1. “Confidential Information” shall mean any information whatever its object (administrative, commercial, scientific, technical, financial, industrial, business…), its nature (including but not limited to know-how, methods, technical breakdowns, process, formulae, designs, computer software, future development and business) which was, is or will be communicated by the Partner Company to the Participant, whether in oral, written, graphic, electronic or other machine readable form, or copies thereof.
The protection of Confidential Information does not and shall not extend to any information which, as evidenced by the Participant:
is in the public domain at the time of the disclosure, or subsequently made available to the general public, otherwise than through the fault and/or negligence or breach of this Rules by the Participant; or
was lawfully obtained by the Participant from a third party with full rights of disclosure; or
is independently and in good faith developed by the Participant as evidenced by the Participant’s written records without making use of the Confidential Information; or
is disclosed or used with the prior written approval of the Partner Company.
16.3. 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 shall:
Not use the Confidential Information for any other purpose than the participation in the Challenge in accordance with the Rules;
Take any necessary, useful and reasonable precaution to protect the Confidential Information;
Not Reveal the Confidential Information to any third party, except to the other members of its team;
16.4. The Organizers may disclose Participants’ information wholly or in part to their respective parent company or subsidiaries in the meaning of Article L.233-1 of the French Code de commerce or to a service provider acting on its behalf or that of its subsidiaries.
16.5. At the end of the Challenge pursuant to Article 3.8 Article 5, Article 19 or resulting from the non-selection of the Participant for the next step of the Challenge, the Participant shall immediately return to the Partner Company or destroy all the Confidential Information received and shall not keep any copy, except with the written and specific agreement of the Partner Company.
Article 17 PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
17.1. The participation in the Challenge requires the communication of the Participant’s personal data mentioned in Article 4.
17.2. This data can be modified at any time by the Participant.
17.3. This data mentioned in the present Article is subjected to an automated processing in the meaning of the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978 for which the Service Provider and possibly the Partner Company, defines the means and the purpose, and is responsible, in this respect, for this processing in the meaning 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.
17.4. The addressees of this data are the Service Provider and the Partner Company.
17.5. 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.
17.6. 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;
Correct, update and delete personal data handled by the Service Provider.
To exercise its 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 the identity and the object of its request to:
34, rue du faubourg Saint-Antoine
17.7. Regarding the possible installation of cookies (or witnesses of connection) on the Participant’s computer during its 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 it has to accept previously during the opening of an account necessary to participate in the Challenge.
Article 18 RULES
18.1. The participation in the Challenge and the awarding of the Award require full acceptance without reservation and strict abidance by the Rules. The Organizers reserve the right to disqualify immediately and without compensation any Participant and/or Project not complying with the Rules.
18.2. The Organizers may modify at any time the Rules, including during the Challenge, without notification to the Participant. The Participant shall consult regularly the Rules online on agorize.com in this regard.
18.3. The Rules are registered with SCP Bornecque Winandy - Bru Nifosi, huissiers de justice associés 15, Passage du Marquis de la Londe- 78000 - Versailles.
Rules are available for consultation online on agorize.com
Article 19 CANCELLATION AND SUSPENSION OF THE CHALLENGE
19.1. The Service Provider and Partner Company reserve the right to cancel, shorten and/or 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.
19.2. The Organizers cannot be held liable 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 20 INDEPENDENCE
20.1. The registration and the participation in the Challenge shall not create a link of subordination between the Organizers and the Participant.
Article 21 CLAIMS
21.1. Any claim of the Participant must be sent in writing within 30 days after of the end of the Challenge.
21.2. Claims linked to the functioning of the website www.agorize.com must be made in writing at the following address:
34, rue du faubourg Saint-Antoine
21.3. Claims linked to the progress of the Challenge and to the sending of the Award must be made in writing at the following address:
34, rue du faubourg Saint-Antoine
21.4. 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 22 DISPUTE
22.1. In case of persistent dispute after the Participant has made a complaint in accordance of Article 21, the Service Provider and the Participant agree to submit their dispute to an amicable settlement before any court proceedings.
22.2. The party willing to initiate conciliation must inform the other party through a registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt in which it will make it know its intentions and it will specify the cause.
22.3. If no agreement is reached between the parties within 30 days of the registered letter reception, parties regain their freedom of action.
Article 23 APPLICABLE LAW
The Rules shall be construed and governed in accordance with French Law, excluding its conflict of laws rules.
In case of disagreement on the application or interpretation of the Rules, and the absence of agreement, any dispute will be submitted to the Tribunal de commerce of Paris.