Nokia Future /Capture Contest Terms and Conditions
By registering for or participating in the Campaign you accept these Campaign Terms. You are not allowed to participate in the Campaign if you do not agree to these Campaign Terms.
The Campaign Terms constitute an agreement between you (either an individual or an entity) and Nokia Corporation, Keilalahdentie 2-4, 02150 Espoo, Finland including its affiliates and suppliers (collectively "Nokia"), defining your and Nokia's rights and responsibilities with respect to the Campaign.
The Campaign is designed to motivate and reward developers who come up with novel ideas and develop creative imaging focused applications for Windows Phone 8 in general, and Nokia Lumia 1020 specifically. You acknowledge and agree that the Campaign is one of skill, not chance. Prizes will be awarded to those Entrants (as defined in Section 3 herein) who submit the ten best entries ("Entry") as determined in the sole discretion of the judges. No purchase is necessary to enter, participate or receive a prize. A purchase will not increase chances of winning a prize.
The submission period begins at 03:00 PM GMT on July 11, 2013 and closes at 11:59 PM GMT on July, 31, 2013 (the "Submission Period"). Registrations for the Campaign may be submitted on the Campaign website at any and all times during the Submission Period.
With regard to Entry submissions, you understand and agree that you are solely and fully responsible for any and all aspects of the Entry submitted, including but not limited to its legality, appropriateness and non-infringement of third party intellectual property rights, and Nokia shall not be liable in any way for such Entry.
The Campaign is void wherever prohibited or restricted by any mandatory national, state or other government laws in form and language as provided herein and is subject to all applicable mandatory federal (national), state and local laws.
By participating, you agree to the decisions of the judges, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Nokia reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend, withdraw or revise these Campaign Terms and the prizes at any time without notice and in such event Nokia shall not have any liability whatsoever.
This Campaign is open to individuals, teams of individuals and business entities in all countries that are not subject to United States embargo laws (each individual, each team, each individual member of a team, and each entity is referred to as an "Entrant" in these Campaign Terms). You must be age 18 or older as of the date of submitting the Entry.
Employees and directors of Nokia, and Nokia's respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, distributors, agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, "Released Parties") are not eligible to enter or win. Furthermore, household members of any Released Parties are also not eligible to enter or win.
If you enter the Campaign as a member of a team, you understand and agree that, in order for a team to be eligible to participate, all of the members of the team must meet the eligibility criteria contained herein and agree to these Campaign Terms. By entering, you warrant that you have obtained the appropriate agreement and/or approval by your team members. In addition, you understand and agree that if the team is selected to receive a prize, the team is responsible for ensuring that the prize will be appropriately distributed between team members and each member of the team must agree upon the payment or prize distribution method or, alternatively, the team must designate an individual on the team to receive a prize in the event the prize may not be apportioned between the team members. The eligibility of an Entrant is tied to the eligibility of the team. So if one member of a team does not comply with these Campaign Terms or is disqualified, the team as a whole will be disqualified.
If you enter the Campaign as part of a corporation or other legal entity (hereinafter collectively "Entity"), you warrant that the appropriate corporate officers, executives, managers or other persons having the authority to approve Entity’s Entry into this Campaign have approved the Entrant's Entry and you understand that these Campaign Terms will be binding on both you and the Entity. If such Entity is selected to receive a prize, a corporate officer or person entitled to bind the Entity will be required to validate that you are entitled to receive the prize on the behalf of the Entity and the corporate officer or person entitled to bind the Entity must provide the appropriate information for receiving the prize.
By entering, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability, claims, judgments, losses, injuries, demands, damages, actions, and/or causes of actions, whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Campaign or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of any prize or Released Parties' use of any of the rights granted herein.
4. Entry Requirements
To enter the Campaign you must follow the instructions on the Campaign website. Entries must comply with the posted guidelines which apply when participating in the Campaign. Additional specific criteria may be found on the Campaign website. Nokia has the right at its sole discretion to add, change, amend, withdraw or revise any criteria and/or categories at any time without notice and in such event Nokia shall not have any liability whatsoever.
Winning Entrants must have a valid passport/travel documents, visa if needed and be eligible to travel to Lund, Sweden, in order to qualify for winning transportation associated with the prize. Before entering the Campaign, it is recommended that you check with your local embassy to determine visa requirements or travel restrictions to ensure your eligibility for travel.
For a qualified Entry, you must submit all the information required on the Campaign website. To qualify for a prize, all Entry materials, including the application and the supporting documentation, must be in the English language.
5. Entry Submission
You hereby represent and warrant that (i) Entry is your original work and was created by you, (ii) the Entry has not won previous awards granted by Nokia; (iii) the Entry does not violate or infringe the intellectual property, proprietary or other rights of any third party, (iv) you possess and control all rights necessary to submit the Entry irrevocably and without restriction to Nokia, and (v) that publication of the Entry via various media including web posting, will not infringe on the rights any third party rights. You will indemnify and hold harmless Nokia from any claims to the contrary.
6. Campaign Judging and Prizes
Judging of Entry submissions begins on August, 1, 2013. The panel of judges consists of representatives of Nokia or other people designated by Nokia.
All eligible entries received will be judged based on the following criteria: (i) uniqueness, novelty value and innovativeness, (ii) the degree of utilization of Nokia and Windows Phone OS unique camera and imaging capabilities, (iii) likelihood of having consumer appeal and (iv) quality, functionality, real live use case and clear articulation of concept. Additional criteria may also apply and will be posted on the Campaign website.
Up to ten (10) finalists will be announced on or about August, 5, 2013. Those eligible finalists will be flown (no more than 2 per team) to a two-day hackathon event in Lund, Sweden, to take place on August 31, 2013 and September 1, 2013 in order to put their Entry submission into creation. Reasonable travel and accommodations will be provided by Nokia to the hackathon event. The winners of the hackathon will be announced at the hackathon event. Winner(s) will be awarded with prizes as defined on the Campaign website. Nokia has the right, but no obligation, to award additional prizes.
Nokia reserves the right to not award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries. Throughout the Submission Period, Nokia specifically reserves the right, exercisable at its sole election, to screen any and all entries and to disqualify from prize consideration any entries that Nokia determines, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate, obscene, not in keeping with Nokia's image or that otherwise do not comply with these Campaign Terms.
NO PRIZE WINNER HEREUNDER SHALL BE PERMITTED TO (A) REPLACE HIS/HER DESIGNATED PRIZE WITH ANOTHER PRIZE OR ITEM, (B) TRANSFER OR ASSIGN HIS/HER DESIGNATED PRIZE TO ANOTHER PERSON, OR (C) REDEEM HIS/HER PRIZE FOR CASH. THERE ARE NO CASH OR OTHER PRIZE EQUIVALENTS FOR WINNERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND AND TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS. PRIZES ARE AWARDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED BY THE RELEASED PARTIES. ALL PRIZE DETAILS ARE AT NOKIA'S SOLE DISCRETION.
7. Hackathon Travel, Prize Awarding and Taxes
Travel to the hackathon, and the award of any prizes will only be awarded upon a potential travel recipient and/or winner's verification of eligibility and compliance with these Campaign Terms, any other country specific legislation based on winner's domicile, and final approval by Nokia.
If a potential hackathon attendee cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to timely respond, if notification is returned undeliverable, or if a potential attendee otherwise fails to fully comply with these Campaign Terms, he/she will forfeit the possibility of travel to the hackathon event and, at Nokia's discretion, the travel offer will be extended to a runner-up. Potential hackathon attendess will have two (2) days from the date notification is issued to confirm that the notification has been received. Attendees will be responsible for covering their own travel insurance and fees related to travel documents. Each hackathon attendee grant Nokia and its agents an unlimited, worldwide and perpetual license and right to publish, edit, use, publicly perform, or display their hacks in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the participant, for the purposes of evaluating the hack in connection with the hackathon, and for marketing and promotional purposes only (e.g., to advertise, display or otherwise promote Nokia's products and platforms by making screenshots and video clips available in any and all forms of media or website). However, by no means will your hack and all accompanying personally identifiable information be used for non-Campaign related purposes
Nokia is not responsible for decisions on the division or distribution of the prizes among or between any team members or Entity. Decisions on how to distribute or divide any prize among individual team members or within Entity is the sole responsibility of the participating team or Entity.
All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner.
8. Disqualification from the Campaign
In no event shall Released Parties be responsible for any late, lost, illegible, indecipherable, incomplete, stolen, garbled, delayed, inaccurate or misdirected entries or commercials, all of which are invalid and will not be able to be selected for any prize hereunder.
Users found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Campaign, as solely determined by the judges, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. If disqualified for any of the above abuses, Nokia reserves the right to terminate your eligibility to participate in the Campaign. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be in violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Nokia reserves the right (among other causes of action and remedies) to seek damages (including attorneys' fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Nokia reserves the right to terminate, cancel, suspend and/or modify the Campaign (or any portion thereof) if any fraud, bug, virus, non-authorized human intervention or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Campaign, as determined by Nokia in its sole discretion. In such event, Nokia reserves the right to determine the winners from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment using the judging procedures outlined above.
9. Release of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranty; Forum Selection Clause.
By participating in the Campaign, Entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death, which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Campaign, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any Campaign-related or prize-related activity and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, copyright, trademark, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
Entrants and winners acknowledge that Nokia has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representations or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize or any component thereof, including, but not limited to, express warranties provided by the supplier of the prize (or any component thereof) or their affiliates. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms, or the rights and obligations of Entrant or Nokia in connection with the Campaign, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Finland, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the laws of Finland. In addition, any dispute relating to the Campaign (including these Terms) will be settled by arbitration under the Arbitration Rules of the Finnish Central Chamber of Commerce. The arbitration will be conducted in Helsinki, Finland, in the English language. The award will be final and binding on the Parties. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of arbitration proceeding and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
Released Parties are not responsible for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware, software or website. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network server or other connections, miscommunications, failed telephone or computer or telephone transmissions or technical failure, jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions, for incorrect or inaccurate Entry information, howsoever caused, the incorrect Entry or transmission, or other error of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic, including but not limited to any injury or damage to your or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in the Campaign; typographical, printing or other errors in these Campaign Terms, in any Campaign related advertisements or other materials; the administration of the Campaign, the judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes; or any problems related to the administration of the Campaign.
This Campaign is conducted in English (which will be given its everyday ordinary meaning), and any and all disputes will be resolved in accordance with the laws of the State of Finland.
Where Nokia has provided a translation of the English language version of the Campaign website, then you agree that the translation is provided for your convenience only and that the English language version of the website alongside these Campaign Terms will govern your relationship with Nokia. If there is any contradiction between what the English language version and a translation, then the English language version shall prevail.
11. Copy of Campaign Terms/Names of the Winner(s)/Sponsor
For a copy of the Campaign Terms or the names of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Nokia, Nokia Future Capture Campaign, Keilalahdentie 2-4, P.O. Box 100, FIN-00045 Nokia Group, Finland; please specify "Nokia Future Capture Campaign Winners Announcement" or "Nokia Future Capture Campaign Terms Request" in your correspondence.
Sponsor of the Nokia Future Capture Campaign: Nokia Corporation, Keilalahdentie 2-4, P.O. Box 100, FIN-00045 Nokia Group, Finland.