Each Entry (Submission) must be original, of the Participant’s or Participant’s team’s own creation and must not have been entered in any other competition or program similar to the Hackathon. Entries may be subject to a due diligence review at any time for eligibility and compliance with these Terms. Participant represents and warrants that the Entry is and will be Participant’s or Participant’s Teams own original work and does not and will not infringe the intellectual property or proprietary rights of any third party, including, without limitation, any third party patents, copyrights or trademarks. Should third parties nonetheless file a claim for the violation of their rights and should such violation be the result of intentional or grossly negligent conduct of the participant, then the participant shall be liable for any and all damages.
Protection of Intellectual Property
All submissions to the Hackathon remain the intellectual property of the individuals or teams that developed them. By registering, consenting to the terms of the Hackathon, and submitting an Entry, however, the Participant agrees that Entries will be published (including the code) and the organizers and sponsors reserve an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, distribute to the public, and publicly display and perform the Submission on an educational, promotional and not-for-profit basis starting on the date of the commencement of the Hackathon (September 9, 2018) as an example of work.
Datasets will be made available to participants during the hackathon. However, re-purposing of the datasets after the hackathon is not allowed. Should the participant be interested in doing so, the participant must contact the dataset provider for licensing agreements.