1 Ottobre 2018
UniCredit S.p.A, Zweigniederlassung Wien, Rothschildplatz 4, 1020 Vienna, Austria (the “Company”) in the wider UniCredit Group project named “DesiGenZ” is running an innovation program and competition (the “Event”) in collaboration with EASTWEST EUROPEAN INSTITUTE SRL, a company with headquarters registered at Via Gregorio VII 368, Rome 00165, Italy ) (the “Organiser”).
The aim of the Event is to facilitate the rapid creation of innovative solutions for real-life business cases
The Event is a free, collaborative brainstorming, designing and doing event. Neither the Company nor the Organiser have any obligation to use the solutions or ideas created at the Event or to buy or otherwise contract with participants.
Participants may receive mentoring and pitch training during the Event. Teams may be formed during or prior to the Event.
The Event should be considered public. News and media of the Event, participants, teams and solutions created may be circulated on social media and in the press.
Who can join?
Participants must be between the age of 20 and 26 (included) years old and dispose of a valid permission to study in Italy (if required) to attend. Proof of date of birth or the permission to study may be requested.
The Company and the Organiser reserve the right to refuse entry, or remove and disqualify any participant from the Event at their sole discretion at any time for any reason. The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Event at any time for any reason.
To take part in the Event you must register on a website set by the Organiser.
The number of participants is limited and the Company may close registration at any time.
Unless otherwise stated by the Company, the Organiser is responsible for all costs associated with the participants’ attendance at the Event including but not limited to transport and accommodation.
Applications from employees or other personnel contractually affiliated with any entity within UniCredit Group1 will not be accepted. Any participants from UniCredit Group shall be hand-selected and may take part in the Event by invitation only.
By taking part in the Event and accepting the above mentioned general rules, each participant:
declares and represents that each idea or solution she/he presents is original and does not violate – partly or totally – intellectual and industrial property rights in any way. Declaring that, the Company and its controlled companies are free from any legal responsibility, liability, and request of reparation or indemnity that would be raised by third parties;
is aware of the fact that possible publication by the Company of an idea or solution on websites or social media platforms will give the project a massive online visibility. Considering that, the Company is free from any legal responsibility in case of use/abuse of the idea and its possible development and realisation by third parties and shall not respond to any request of reparation or indemnity that would be raised by its authors.
obliges him/herself that she/he shall not infringe any copyright, design, database right, trademark or any other intellectual property right of any third party.
In any case, the participants shall indemnify and hold harmless the Company from any liability, obligation, cost, expense or request that may be advanced by third parties in relation to the violation referred to in the previous paragraphs.
For the duration of the Event and after its expiration or termination for whatever reason or cause, the information regarding the Company possibly used by the participants for executing the Event shall in all cases remain the exclusive property of the Company.
It is forbidden for the participants to use corporate names, trademarks, trade names, website domain names, logos, facts or any information that identifies the Company other than for the purposes for participating in the Event.
The company names, trademarks, trade names, logos, website domain names, facts, information etc. possibly used by the participants in the participation to the Event, are and remain the exclusive property of the Company that remains the sole and exclusive owner of the same.
Conditions of registration and participation in the Event
To take part in UniCredit Event competition, you must register and fill out all parts of the application form available online at www.eastwest.eu/en/workshop between the morning of 1st October and midnight of 24th October 2018.
Because the Event is an international competition and requires detailed organization, by applying you indicate your serious intent to participate, if selected. Accommodation, lunch, dinner, coffee and other refreshments will be provided to contributing Participants for the duration of the Event
The Organizer reserves itself the right to lengthen or shorten the deadlines for the application process without previous notice.
By registering for and participating in the Event participants:
agree to abide by these terms and conditions
agree not to hold the Company nor the Organisers liable for any loss or damages of any kind in connection with the Event or prizes
agree that the decision of the judges selected by the Company is final in relation to any prizes that may be awarded
agree that their name, image, likeness, photographs, video and description of their applications may be used by the Company and the Organisers on their websites, in promotional material and in any publicity accompanying or resulting from the Event including but not limited to any press, blogs or articles on social media
agree not to use or promote offensive or illegal material in their applications
agree that their participation in the Event will not breach any duty of confidentiality or contractual rights owed by any third party
allow the Company and the Organiser and other participants to publish and share details and screenshots / demonstration videos of their ideas and/or solutions on the web and other media.
acknowledge and accept that in order to participate at the Event a pre-condition consisting of signing of the Participation Agreement (substantially in the form as enclosed to this T&C) has to be fulfilled.
acknowledges that incomplete application forms and/or applications that contain untrue information will result in an immediate exclusion from the competition.
acknowledges that registration to the competition does not automatically constitute confirmation of selection to participate in the Event. Selected participants will receive an e-mail with notice of acceptance by 31 October 2018 at the latest.
The participants will be chosen by the Organizer and/or the Company based on materials submitted via their application form and other application materials.
The decision of the Organizer and/or the Company is final and may not be contested. The number of participants selected is the sole discretion of the Organizer and the Company.
Based on the applications, the Organizer and the Company will select the participants and assemble the teams. However, each member of the team must register individually and sign the Participation Agreement individually. Teams will generally consist of 5 members but may vary depending on the final number of the selected applicants. The composition of teams and number of members assigned to each team are at the sole discretion of the Organizer and the Company.
The Organizer will inform the participants of a preliminary composition of teams by 5 November 2018 at the latest.
The preliminary composition of teams may be subject to change. The final composition of teams shall be determined by the Organizer on the first day of the Event i.e. 13 November 2018.
Entries and their scoring together with the rest of the Event Rules shall form an inherent part of the Participation Agreement. Each participant agrees to abide by the Event Rules by agreeing to and signing of the Participation Agreement.
A jury, composed by judges appointed by the Organizer and the Company, shall award the winning teams with monetary prizes as follows:
Gross 8.500,00 EUR in total, divided into
Gross EUR 5.000,00 – 1st Place
Gross EUR 2.500,00 – 2nd Place
Gross EUR 1.000,00 – 3rd Place
All amounts are calculated as gross amounts and are subject to deductions resulting from applicable taxes or other applicable encumbrances.
Selected exceptional individuals will be offered an internship opportunity. Selection shall be made at sole discretion of the Company.
The Company reserves a right to adjust or modify the prizes above. The Company may further co-operate to take any idea produced in the Event into production environment and/or to further develop such idea.
The Company reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Italy and subject to the jurisdiction of the respective Courts in Rome.