By participating in the SharedBook API Development Contest (the "Contest") you hereby agree to comply with the following rules and regulations of the Contest which include the description of the Contest provided on other Web pages. These official rules are in addition to, and not in lieu of, any other terms governing entrant's general use and posting of materials to SharedBook's Web sites.
The Contest is void where prohibited by applicable law.
To participate in the Contest, you must be at least 18 years old. Employees and contractors of SharedBook Inc., SharedBook LTD in Israel and SharedBook LTD in the Cayman Islands ("SharedBook") and members of their immediate families are not eligible to enter. Entries from outside the U.S. are permitted. All entries must be in English. Entrants may submit multiple entries. Keep copies of all submissions for your records. SharedBook assumes no responsibility for lost, misdirected, illegible or late entries or for failed computer transmissions or technical failures.
Entrants represent and warrant that any development solutions submitted must be the entrant's alone; that the entries submitted do not infringe on any third party intellectual property rights or that proper licenses were acquired where necessary; that the solution does not contain any viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content; that the solution was not previously published or submitted to another contest; and that the solution does not violate any laws. Providing false information in the registration process or in the required forms described in this paragraph will disqualify a winner.
The odds of winning depend on the number and quality of entries received. All decisions of SharedBook relating to this Contest are final, binding and conclusive in all matters. Winners will be notified by email and will have 14 days from notification to claim the prize. Prize may be claimed by return e-mail. SharedBook may elect not to award unclaimed prizes or to award unclaimed prizes to a runner up.
As a condition of winning and redeeming a prize, winners authorize SharedBook to publicize the contest's results, and agree to sign any applicable forms required by tax authorities and/or SharedBook arising out of any prize winnings. Failure to submit any necessary forms within 5 business days shall disqualify a winner. All taxes, including income taxes, are the sole responsibility of winners.
By participating in this Contest, a winner releases and agrees to hold harmless SharedBook, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, sponsors, and prize suppliers, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents, from and against any and all liability for any loss, property damage or damage to person, including without limitation, death and injury, (including attorneys' fees) due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from or arising out of entrant's participation in this Contest, or participation in any contest-related activity, or the receipt, use or misuse of a prize. SharedBook specifically disclaims all liability associated with, and makes no warranties with regard to, any prize given.
In addition, all prizewinners agree to cooperate with SharedBook's publicity efforts, without further compensation. This includes the agreement to use their name, likeness and a description of work you did to win the contest for publicity purposes without further compensation.
SharedBook reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revoke any and all privileges associated with competing in this Contest, and to take any other action it deems appropriate, for no reason or any reason whatsoever, including if SharedBook suspects competitors of cheating, tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Web site, or the contest process, or otherwise being in violation of the rules. SharedBook reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest if it is not capable of completion as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort. In the event the Contest is cancelled, SharedBook may, at its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all eligible and non-suspect validated entries received up to the time of such action using the judging procedure outlined in the descriptions of the Contest.
In order for SharedBook to judge the submissions, each entrant will be required to grant to SharedBook and other judges an irrevocable, royalty free, fully paid up, worldwide non-exclusive license to use, review, assess, test and otherwise analyze the submissions (prediction sets, algorithm descriptions, and source code) and all their content in connection with this Contest. In addition, entrants waive on an irrevocable basis all moral rights in the submissions and all their content. All winners further grant to SharedBook (including its affiliates and subsidiaries, employees, agents, and contractors), an irrevocable, royalty free, fully paid up, worldwide non-exclusive license to the intellectual property rights in the winning submissions to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works from the winning submissions and also to make, have made, use, sell, offer for sale, and import/export products.