Codemotion Rank Coding Challenge Terms & Conditions during Codemotion Amsterdam 2019.
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”).
2. TYPE OF INITIATIVE AND OBJECTIVES
“Codemotion Rank” is the initiative promoted by Codemotion that groups together from 1 to 4 programming challenges to be carried out 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 (the “Coding Challenges”).
3. RECIPIENTS AND PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
Participation in the Coding Challenges 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 program codes at a professional or amateur level is required to take part in the competition.
4. REGISTRATION FOR THE COMPETITION
The Codemotion Rank is open to the attendees of Codemotion Amsterdam 2019 on Tuesday, April 2 from 11:30 to 17:00 and Wednesday, 3 from 11:30 to 16:00 at De Kromhouthal, Gedempt Hamerkanaal 231, 1021 KP Amsterdam.
The Coding Challenges will be held on the website www.hackerrank.com (hereinafter referred to as “HackerRank”).
For any further technical requirements, Codemotion will reserve the right to change dates, hour and the place of the event, as well as to cancel it, giving notice of it to the Participants. Participants can choose the Coding challenges to participate in through the links:
(hereinafter the “Website”).
The participation in the Coding challenge is individual, free and requires the registration. Indeed, each Participant should fill out the online form with the information required.
Taking part in the Coding challenge requires that each Participant accept these Terms & Conditions and gives consent to the processing of personal data.
Each Participant shall ensure that the personal data given when registering are true and correct.
The Promoter reserves the right to exclude from the Codemotion Rank, at any stage, all subjects who have entered during the registration phase or subsequently communicated, and personal information that is not true.
5. CONDUCT OF THE COMPETITION
Each Coding challenge has a duration of 5 minutes during which the Participant will have to solve sets of problems using the programming language chosen from all those indicated on the page https://www.hackerrank.com/environment/languages.
Each Participant may only perform each Coding Challenge once.
The Participants’ work will be automatically evaluated by HackerRank, which will assign a score to each Participant based on the number of tests that code they produced successfully passes. The detailed mechanics of the scoring system can be found on https://support.hackerrank.com/hc/en-us/articles/115006676188-Scoring-acoding-question. In case of a tie among multiple Participants, preference will be given to the Participant who submitted his solution in the shortest time.
7. SPONSORS AND PRIZES
The winners of each Coding Challenge will be announced on each day of the conference (hereinafter the “Winner” or “Winners”). The winners will be announced in the exhibition area on Tuesday, April 2 at 17:30 and on Wednesday, April 3 at 16:30 and will receive a full Diamond free ticket for Codemotion Amsterdam Conference 2020. The prize will be delivered within 60 days from the date of awarding by the email address provided at the registration.
The Codemotion Rank may be sponsored or supported by third-party companies (hereinafter “Sponsor Companies”) which may provide additional prizes for the benefit of Participants.
Participants who are the best for each Coding Challenge at the end of each day of the event (hereinafter “Partial Winners”) will receive additional prizes from the sponsoring companies.
If one or more Winners of each Coding Challenge do not show up to collect the prize, the Sponsor Company will award the prize to the second one in the rank and so on until the fifth.
8. SCIENTIFIC WORK PRODUCED (IT CODES)
Each Participant expressly declares that each string of code written as part of the Competition 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 Competition. 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 prize paid out by the latter to the relevant 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.
The Participant has to take note of the fact that any further communication, disclosure and/or publication of his own works, or a part of them, transmitted within the event and/or by means of communication supports used to promote the same event (even after it has taken place), will lead to visibility of all Participants of the event and/or the community of communication actions.
9. REQUIREMENTS, WARRANTIES, AND LIABILITIES
Registration with and participation in the Codemotion Rank implies the Participants’ adhesion to, and complete acceptance of, this Regulation without reservations.
If the Promoter finds that the law in question has been violated by a Participant, he will have the right to exclude the Participant from the event immediately.
Any Participants who may, according to the unquestionable judgment of the Promoter, have taken part herein in violation of the provisions of this Regulation 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 Codemotion Rank and will not be awarded.
Each Participant will be solely liable for his/her own programming activity. 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), a penalty in which he would incur due to the demand or action of third party that will lead himself to breach these Terms & Conditions or due to his negligent and made deliberately behavior.
Before awarding the prizes, 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.
Each Participant will be solely responsible for the equipment and personal belongings they bring with them.
The Promoter will not be held responsible for theft, loss, or damage to the Participants’ equipment and/or personal belongings.
10. CANCELLATION OF THE EVENT
In case of cancellation of the event for any reason, the Promoter will inform immediately the Participant.
Since now, the Participant waives to the right for damages, including costs and costs of travel, accommodation etc. connected or any other payment connected to the possible cancellation of the event, regardless of the causes or reasons that led to them.
The Personal Data given by the Participants could be communicated to third parties for the purposes described in the Policy.
12. VALIDITY OF THE REGULATION
This Regulation 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 Codemotion Rank stage.
This Regulation is available on the 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 Regulation will come into force once it has been published on the Website and it is understood that each Participant has accepted the amendments solely for the fact of their participation in the Codemotion Rank, 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.
13. EXCLUSION FROM THE SCOPE OF PRIZE EVENTS
Codemotion Rank 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 the programming of computer codes (to be understood as scientific work), of which the Promoter will retain the exclusive use.
14. JURISDICTION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
This Regulation and the entire Codemotion Rank are subject to Italian law.
All disputes that may arise in relation to the Regulation, including those concerning its validity, effectiveness, interpretation, execution, and termination, will be under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Rome.
If a provision of these Terms & Conditions is not valid in accordance with law rules and regulations of a particular country, the provision will 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