RULES OF THE CHALLENGE
2020 Global Climate Challenge
Agorize, SAS with a capital of €71146, registered under the number 530 774 439 at the Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés de PARIS, 5 rue des Suisses 75014 PARIS,
(hereinafter designated as “The Organizing Company”)
VINCI, SA with a capital of €1,474,925,210, registered under the number 552 037 806 00585 RCS Nanterre (Trade and Companies Register) in 1 cours Ferdinand de Lesseps, 92851 Rueil-Malmaison cedex,
(hereinafter designated as the “Partner Company”)
Studyka organizes a challenge completely free and with no obligation of purchase called: “2020 Global Climate Challenge” which will be scheduled from February 9th, 2015 to June 14th, 2015 through the website of the organizing company: www.studyka.com. The execution of some of its obligations are defined hereinafter.
(hereinafter designated as “The Challenge”)
ARTICLE 1 – DEFINITIONS
The term “Brief” refers to the specifications issued by the Partner Company. This document contains information such as the deadline, details of the grant, the Partner Company’s requirements, the legal provisions, etc. This brief is searchable online http://www.studyka.com/en/challenges/2020globalclimatechallenge.
“Nomination”: refers to the designation among the selected teams by the Final Jury at the end of the final step.
“Challenge”: designates the Challenge, subject to the regulations organized by the Organizing Company and the Partner Company.
“Personal data”: designates data defined in Article 18 of the regulations.
“Registration”: designates the Registration of a participant in the Challenge according to Article 14.
“Final Jury”: designates the jury mentioned in Article 11.5 in charge of the selected teams’ rankings.
“Jury of selection”: designates the jury mentioned in Article 11.3 in charge of the preselection and selection of participants.
“Recommendation”: designates the deliverable in Article 7 and 8.
“Winners”: designates the participants of the 12 teams which have access to the final step of the Challenge ranked by the final jury.
“Deliverables”: designates the Deliverable described in Article 7 and 8.
“Prize”: designates the Endowments specifically mentioned in Article 12 and delivered to the selected teams at the end of the Challenge.
“Participant”: designates every single person registered according to Article 4 of the regulations and participating in the Challenge.
“Preselection”: designates the preselection step describes in Article 7.
“Team”: designates the teams formed on the website www.studyka.com
“Regulations”: designates the present regulations, which are applicable to the challenge.
“Selection”: designates the step of the Challenge described in Article 8.
ARTICLE 2 – PURPOSE OF REGULATIONS
2.1 Regulations are intended to define, according to article L. 121-15-2 of the French Code de la Consommation, terms and rules of participation in the Challenge organized by the Partner Company in association with the Organizing Company. Regulations are destined to complete the rules of the challenge of the Organizing Company, which can be downloaded through the following link: https://s3.amazonaws.com/studyka/public/documents/cgu-studyka-en.pdf. In the event of inconsistency between these terms and regulations and those of the CRTC, regulations will prevail.
2.2 The participant recognizes to be informed and accepts that the Challenge in question appeals to his ability of conviction and to the quality of his Deliverables. Under no circumstances shall decisions be made at random or chance and the Challenge shall not be related to a lottery.
ARTICLE 3 – PARTICIPATION IN THE CHALLENGE
3.1 Participation in this Challenge is free and without purchase obligation and can be subject to a reimbursement of participating costs in the conditions specified in Article 15.
3.2 The Participant must read these rules and accept the terms in their entirety without reservation before their Registration and participation in the Challenge.
3.3 Participants allowed: any natural adult person who is currently enrolled in higher education or anyone that graduated from an institution of higher education of the Territory three years ago or less (graduated in 2011-2012).
3.4 Employees and representatives of the Partner Company and/or the members of their families (parents, children, spouses)cannot participate in the Challenge. Employees and representatives of the Organizing Company and/or the members of their families (parents, children, spouses)cannot participate in the Challenge.
3.5 The Participant shall certify to abide by the terms aforementioned. The delivery of the Endowment will be conditional upon the presentation by the winner of the challenge of an identity card proving his age during the Registration to the challenge and a student card from less than three years from the beginning of the school year at the date of the inscription (2011-2012).
3.6 There is only one entry per person in the Challenge.
3.7 Participants must form teams from 2-3 members. 3 members maximum.
3.8 Any Participant who doesn’t abide by the terms of this present article during his/her Registration and at any time during the challenge will be automatically and without previous notification, disqualified from the Challenge and shall not be awarded any Endowments. In the case where an Endowment would have been awarded to a Participant who doesn’t comply with the terms of participation during his/her Registration or during the challenge, the Organizers have the right to demand the return of the endowment received.
ARTICLE 4 – REGISTRATION AND ACCESS TO THE CHALLENGE
4.1 For his/her Registration to the Challenge, the Participant must open a user account on the website www.studyka.com and must indicate the following:
- a valid email address;
- an available login;
- a password.
To validate this Registration to the Challenge, the Participant must also accept the Competition Rules, Terms and Conditions provided by the Organizing Company.
A confirmation email containing an activation link is sent to the Participant’s listed email address.
Once the account is activated, the Participant must provide the information listed below:
- First Name
- Last Name
- Date of Birth
Other information can be freely completed on the Participant’s profile in the account settings.
Once his/her account is activated, the Participant is able to register to the challenge by applying to join an existing team or by creating his/her own team.
To end their Registration in the challenge, the Participant must opt-in on the box indicating that he/she accepts the Challenge Regulations.
4.2 Any Registration containing wrong or incomplete information shall not be taken into account and shall disqualify the Participant.
4.3 By registering, the Participant accepts to be contacted through emails sent by Organizers during his/her participation in the Challenge. He/she also accepts to be contacted by phone, if he/she is part of the preselected participants or the Winners.
4.4 The use of a computer is needed to access the challenge with the material configuration and device hereinafter:
Processor 1 Ghz or higher with 1 Go RAM or higher;
a 1024x768 pixels screen definition with 65 536 colors;
Operating system: Windows XP and Vista;
Version Flash Player 9.045, except any specified case which will be informed to the Participant on the homepage of the Challenge;
The sound card is recommended but is not necessary for the participation in the Challenge.
4.5 The Challenge is available 24 hours a day on the website www.studyka.com published by the Organizing Company with the link http://www.studyka.com/en/challenges/2020globalclimatechallenge subject to possible maintenance operations on servers of www.studyka.com or dysfunctions such as those mentioned in Article 16.
ARTICLE 5 – DURATION OF THE CHALLENGE
5.1 The participation in the challenge is scheduled from February 9th, 2015 at 10:00am to April 19th, 2015 at 11:59pm.
5.2 Every date clearly defined in these rules and the challenge is in the Paris time zone (GMT +1)
5.3 No extra time nor exemption to this time will be granted, for any reasons whatsoever.
ARTICLE 6 – GUIDELINES
6.1 The Challenge consists of making contributions formed by two (2) Deliverable, by teams, which is in accordance with the requirements listed in Article 7 and 8. The object of these Deliverables is:
6.2 Those Deliverables must absolutely respond to the Challenge issue and rules described in the tab “Brief” on the challenge page at the website http://www.studyka.com/en /challenges/2020globalclimatechallenge
6.3 Each recommendation is exclusively composed of three Deliverables:
- The preselection Deliverable mentioned in Article 7 subjected to the terms of this disposition;
- The Selection Deliverable mentioned in Article 7 for the preselected teams by the jury at the end of the preselection step.
- The public vote Deliverable mentioned in Article 11 for the preselected teams by the jury at the end of the preselection step.
The Organizers will not accept and will not take into account any other documents submitted by the Participants.
ARTICLE 7 – PRESELECTION STEP GUIDELINES
7.1 The preselection step is scheduled from February 9TH, 2015 at 10:00am to April 19th, 2015 at 11:59pm.
7.2 During this period until April 19th, 2015 at 11:59pm, the Teams will have to send by Upload in their online space, their preselection Deliverable, which is composed of:
- Their Team presentation based on the “Team form” which can be downloaded in the following link: http://www.studyka.com/en/challenges/2020globalclimatechallenge
- - A selection deliverable detailing their project, which can be downloaded in the following link: http://www.studyka.com/en/challenges/2020globalclimatechallenge
7.3 Teams among participant’s teams will be preselected and will be realized on the basis of this Preselection Deliverable, in accordance with Article 11. These Teams will be invited to continue the challenge through the selection step.
ARTICLE 8 – SELECTION STEP GUIDELINES
8.1 The selection step is scheduled from May 4th, 2015 to June 14th, 2015 at 11:59pm.
8.2 Only the twelve (12) teams selected at the end of the selection process will be able to participate to the final step.
8.3 These teams of participant should send before June 14th, 2015 at 11h59pm, by downloading on the platform their Final composed of a detailed presentation document of their concept;
8.4A selection of the teams who participated at the selection step will be carried out on the basis of the Final Deliverable in accordance with Article 11
ARTICLE 9 – FINAL STEP GUIDELINES
9.1 Only the twelve (12) Teams selected at the end of the selection process will be able to participate in the final step.
9.2 This final step consists of an oral presentation of their project by Team members during the VINCI Challenge.
9.3 Teams participating in the final step will be ranked on the basis of the oral presentation, in accordance with Article 11.
ARTICLE 10 – THE DELIVERABLES CHARACTERISTICS
10.1 Deliverables must comply with the rules and the directives set by the Partner Company found under the tab “Brief” on the page of the Challenge at the website <http://www.studyka.com/en/challenges/2020globalclimatechallenge>.
10.2 These deliverables must be sent in a common digital format such as: DOC/DOCX/PDF/PPT/PPTX/KEY/ODT/MP3/MPEG/MOV
10.3 In case of difficulties or failures to read the Deliverable, Participants of the concerned Team have the responsibility to rectify before the Deliverable deposit end date of the current step and in a maximum three (3)-day delay as from this date. If the delay is passed, the Team in question will be disqualified from the Challenge.
10.4 Each Participant warrants that the content of the Recommendation does not violate laws and regulations, including those relating to infringement, defamation, decency or privacy.
ARTICLE 11 – SELECTION PROCESS
11.1 The challenge is divided in two selection processes:
- Preselection: this step ends with the preselection of teams;
- Selection: this step ends with finalist teams selection;
11.2 Each of these selection steps is based on the criteria of relevance, originality, realism, framing and consistency with the theme of the challenge. Under no circumstances are taken into account factors relating to the person's appearance, religious or trade union, political opinions or sexual orientation of the participants. The selections will not result in any way, whether directly or indirectly, by chance or luck.
11.3 A Selection jury composed of members from the Partner Company will be responsible for:
- Pre-selecting, after the pre-selection step, up to Forty (40) teams on the basis of the preselection Deliverable.
- Selecting, at the end of the selection step, twelve (12) teams on the basis of Selection Deliverables.
11.4 The Organizing Company shall provide all participants with the preselection results at the latest in May 4th, 2015 through an e-mail sent to the address provided when creating a user account on the site www.studyka.com and also by a notification sent to their account at www.studyka.com.
Each pre-selected Participant must respond to the email sent by the Organizing Company announcing the selection of the team before the deadline specified in the message. Otherwise, the Organizers reserve the right to disqualify the defaulting Participant’s Team.
The Organizers shall provide selection results at the latest in September 1st, 2015 to all participants by e-mail sent to the address provided when creating a user account on the site www.studyka.com and also by a notification sent to their account at www.studyka.com.
Each selected participant will have to respond to the email sent by the Organizing Company announcing the selection of the team before the deadline specified in this message. Otherwise, the Organizers reserve the right to disqualify the defaulting Participant’s Team.
11.5 A Final Jury, composed of members of the Partner Company along with the public present in the final.
11.6 Teams Pre-selection, selection and Nomination are conditioned to a minimum of twenty (20) uploaded recommendations meeting the Partner Company editorial and technical requirements set out in its Brief. The presence of a minimum of twenty (20) recommendations is justified by the need for the Partner Company to have a sufficient choice to conduct a fair nomination of the winning teams. The Partner Company will be entitled to cancel the Challenge in the event that there would be a number less than twenty (20) recommendations at the end of the pre-selection.
ARTICLE 12 – ENDOWMENTS
12.1 Prizes referred to this Article are the counterparts of:
- The delivery of a Pre-selection and selection Deliverable which quality has been recognized by the Selection Jury.- Acceptance and respect for each winner of Article 13 on Intellectual Property;
- Acceptance and respect for each winner of Article 14;
No Prize can be delivered to the winners if they do not meet these three conditions.
12.2 Any award of a Prize at the end of the challenge is subject to, and is performed only when subjected to:
- The full respect of the rules set out in Regulations;
- The presentation by each winner of an identity card proving their majority at the time of registering to the Challenge, and a student card from less than three years from the beginning of the school year at the date of the inscription (2011-2012).
The Winners authorize all checks on their identity, their education and their home address. It is stated that the awards ceremony will be subject to the presentation by the winners of an identity card proving their adulthood and a student card not more than 3 years old (2011-2012).
12.3 Only the winners of the forty (40) teams that are selected at the end of the first round, will receive a Prize.
12.4 One Prize will be awarded for each of the twelve (12) ranked teams.
12.5 Every Participant recognizes and accepts that the Prize can not give rise to no contesting of any kind, to a request of delivery of their monetary exchange value, nor to their replacement or exchange for another Prize whatever the reason is. The Prize is not transferable and the Participants are informed that the sale or the exchange of the Prize is forbidden.
12.6 In case of unavailability of a Prize, the Partner Company will be free to substitute a prize of a similar value, of the same brand or of a different brand, or its exchange value in cash for the discretion of the Partner Company.
12.7 Every Participant recognizes and accepts that the Partner Company will not be held responsible, in any case, for the dysfunction of the Prize or for any harmful consequence undergone by the Winner or any third party because of the Prize. It is stated that the Company will not provide any partner warranty service or assistance.
12.8 Every Participant recognizes and accepts that the Partner Company is only committed to the delivery of the Prize awarded to the Winners. As a consequence, all the extra costs relative to these Prizes or the overheads linked to the accession to ownership of these Prizes will stay, unless otherwise stipulated of the Regulations, chargeable to the Winners. Neither coverage nor refund will be owed as such.
12.9 Winners will be informed by email of their award sent by the Partner company to the address communicated for their inscription of their account on www.studyka.com by 15 days maximum following the day where the final ranking is made by the jury. The participant commit himself to respect directives indicated in the email. In the case where a winner did not succeed to take his prize, for independent reason from Partner company, in a delay of 2 months from the reception of this email, the Partner company has the right to declare this award not attributed to this winner.
12.10 Winners of the twelve teams, three in each category, will be awarded with the following prizes, according to their ranking, with the precision that team n°1 of each category is better than team n°3, which is considered the last of the three (3) final teams in each category, ranked by the final jury.
The finalist Teams will see awarding the following Prizes (one prize for each participant of the team):
PRICE FOR WINNERS OF TEAM N°1 (all categories included)
For each member of the team: a trip in a world-city to learn more about urban agriculture (New-York, Tokyo, Montréal or Paris) worth €3500.
PRICE FOR WINNERS OF TEAM N°1 of each category
For each member of the team: a weekend-trip in Berlin with a tour in Design Thinking school worth €1000.
PRICE FOR WINNERS OF TEAM N°2 of each category
For each member of the team: a weekend-trip in Bordeaux with the VIP-tour of the Eurovia research center worth €700.
PRICE FOR WINNERS OF TEAM N°3 of each category
For each member of the team: an eco-tourism weekend in a tree-house (Naturabox) worth €300.
PRICE FOR WINNERS OF ALL PRE-SELECTED TEAMS
For each member of the team: a bike worth €200.
12.11. In case of the winners would decide to create a company, with the purpose of developing/using the presented idea, each and every entity of VINCI Group would get the right to invest in this new company, for a maximum amount of 50 000€; this invesment being a cash contribution.
ARTICLE 13 – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Intellectual Property Rights: refers to any Invention, any copyright and law concerning a brand, a model, and more generally any element susceptible to be protected by the laws or the international agreements on the intellectual property.
13.2 Each Recommendation and / or Deliverable, involving more participants is a collective work
13.3 Each Participant agrees not to disclose any Recommendation and Deliverables and is committed, even for free, not to reuse, modify, publish, reproduce, distribute, sell or use all or part of the recommendations and / or deliverables to a third party during the challenge and before a delay of 6 months after the end of the challenge, or June, 10th 2016.
13.4 During the period defined in the Article 13.3, the Partner company, if she wants, has an exclusive right to buy Intellectual Property Rights relating to the Deliverables with a honest negotiation with concerned teams.
13.5 After the end of the period defined in the Article 13.3 and in the hypothesis where the Partner company has not executed his exclusive right to buy the intellectual property rights defined in the article 13.4, Participants accept that their deliverables are subject to « Licence Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 France » (the « Licence ») which copy is attached in <Annexe 1> of the following regulation
ARTICLE 14 – USE OF WINNERS INFORMATION
14.1 Every Participant authorizes the Partner Company, in the hypothesis where he would be appointed Winner of the Challenge to use his family name, his first name, his city and his region of residence and, where necessary, his photograph, in any promotional demonstration, on the web sites of the Organizing Company and the Partner Company and any site or affiliated support, without that this use can legally give rise to any remuneration other than the awarded Prize.
ARTICLE 15 – REIMBURSEMENT OF PARTICIPATING COSTS
15.1 The Participants can obtain the refund of connection fees for the participation in the Challenge on the fixed basis of 9 minutes flat connection which means 0,66 € TTC, as well as the reimbursement of postage incurred in the claim of reimbursement and/or any written application for the settlement (based on the going rate – slow rate 20g).
15.2 Participants do not pay connection fees related to the duration of calls (a subscription "unlimited", users of cable, DSL etc.) cannot get a refund because in this case the fact to access the Challenge doesn’t causes any extra cost
15.3 All requests for refund by the participant must be sent in writing before September 24th, 2015 (date as postmark), to the following address:
5 rue des Suisses
Request cannot be done by telephone or by e-mail.
15.4 The request of repayment will necessarily have to, at the risk of refusal, contain the following elements:
- Full contact details of the Participant (name, first name, address, zip code, city, Studyka login and e-mail);
- Bank details or account details;
- Where necessary, the precise request of communication of Regulations and repayment of the stamp used in the aforementioned price rate;
- Where necessary, the precise request of reimbursement of connection fees with date and time of connection to the Challenge site for the participation in the Challenge and the itemized bill from the telephone operator and/or the access provider to which he is subscribed, revealing the date and time of his/her connection to the site of the Challenge for given period, when he/she will have taken care of highlighting.
15.5 Any request of repayment over the deadline, incomplete or inaccurate will be refused.
15.6 Only one reimbursement per person (same name – same address) will be accepted.
15.7 The reimbursement will be processed through a bank transfer on the account indicated during the request after the check of the legitimacy of the request and in a deadline the Organizers of which have the whole discretion.
ARTICLE 16 – RESPONSIBILITY
16.1 The responsibility of the Organizing Company and the Partner Company cannot be engaged in case of breakdown or dysfunction of the used telecommunications network, whatever the cause is, which would especially have the effect of damaging or preventing the identification or the access of the Participant on the www.studyka.com site or any other useful web site for the participation in the Challenge.
16.2 The participation in the Challenge implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics, limitations and risks of the internet network and the technologies which are linked to it, particularly in consideration of the performances, in response time, in the security of the software and the computer hardware towards diverse potential attacks such as virus, logic bomb or Trojan horse and in the loss or in diversion of data. As a consequence, the Organizers cannot be held responsible, in any case for the damages caused to the Participant because of these accepted characteristics, limitations and risks.
16.3 The Organizers cannot, in any case, be held responsible for the damage caused by the defect or the delay of delivery of the Deliverables especially for the refusal of consideration of these Deliverables because of a submission over the deadline fixed in the Regulations, by the defect or the delivery time of any e-mail sent during the Challenge or by any change in the Deliverables regardless of the fact of the Organizers.
16.4 The Organizers cannot be held responsible in case of total or partial modification, suspension, interruption, adjournment or cancellation of the Challenge for reasons regardless of their willingness. In such instances, the Organizing Company will inform as soon as possible the participants by a mention on the website www.studyka.com.
16.5 The Organizers cannot be held responsible for the consequences of a disqualification of a Participant because of his violation of the Regulations.
16.6 The Organizers shall not be liable for any trouble, action, claim, objection, claim related to the use of the Deliverables of the Partner Company not foreseen by the Regulations or in connection with the negotiation, execution or performance of contracts that the Partner company would sign with the Participants, therefore there was no direct intervention of Service.
16.7 In any case, the Organizers will not be held responsible for the deadline of delivery of the Prizes nor in case of impossibility for a Winner to benefit from his Prize for circumstances regardless of the Organizers’ willingness. The responsibility of the Organizers cannot be engaged in case of loss and/or deterioration of the Prize by post or any third similar service provider and more generally if the Winner does not receive his/her Prize. The responsibility of the Organizers cannot be engaged in case of incidents or of damages of all kinds, which could arise because of the enjoyment of the awarded prize and/or because of its use.
ARTICLE 17 - PRIVACY
17.1 Is “Confidential Information” in the sense of the present arrangement, all the material or immaterial information of whatever nature, in particular administrative, commercial, scientific, technical, financial, fiscal, which was, is or will be communicated by the Partner Company to the Participant, directly or indirectly, and in a non-exhaustive way, orally, in writing whatever the support is, by delivery of paper or electronic documents.
Is not Confidential Information: (i) The currently accessible information or becoming accessible to the public without breach at the terms of the Regulations from the Participant, (ii) The information legally held by the Participant before their disclosure by the Partner Company, (iii) The information not resulting either directly or indirectly from the use of all or part of the Confidential Information, (iv) The information validly obtained close to a third party authorized to transfer or to reveal the aforementioned information.
17.2 During the duration of the Challenge and during a period of five (5) years after the end of the Challenge such as planned in Article 5, The Participant makes a commitment to:
(i) Not using the Confidential Information for any other purposes than the participation in the Challenge in the conditions of the Regulations;
(ii) Taking any necessary, useful and reasonable precaution to protect the Confidential Information;
(iii) Not Revealing the Confidential Information to whomever, by any means whatsoever, except to the other members of his/her Team;
17.3 At the end of the Challenge, because of the emergence of their term indicated to Article 5 or of their cancellation, the Participant will immediately have to put back to the Partner Company all the Confidential Information, whatever their support is, obtained during the Challenge. The Participant forbids himself from keeping copy in any form whatsoever, except with an on purpose, preliminary and written agreement by the Partner Company.
17.4 Each winner candidate will have to sign, the day of the ceremony, a Confidentiality Agreement (Annexe 2), that they will get on the very same day, or will receive by e-mail a few days after the event.
The access to the Partner Company offices the day of the ceremony depends on the signature of this confidentiality agreement.
ARTICLE 18 – INFORMATION AND LIBERTIES
18.1 The participation in the Challenge requires the communication of the Participant’s personal data mentioned in Article 4.
18.2 This data can be modified at any time by the Participant.
18.3 This data mentioned in the present Article is subjected to an automated processing in the sense of the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978 for which the Organizing Company and possibly the Partner Company, is alone to define the means and the purpose, and is responsible, in this respect, for this processing in the sense of the aforementioned law.
The purpose of this processing is:
- To organize the intermediation between the Participant and the Partner Company;
- To ensure identification, communication and preservation of the exchanges with the Participant;
- To realize anonymous market studies by the Organizing Company or a third-party.
18.4 The addressees of this data are the Organizing Company and the Partner Company.
18.5 According to provisions of the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978, the Participant is informed that the personal data processing made was subjected to a statement in the Commission Nationale de l'informatique et des Libertés from which the receipt was delivered under the number 1495245 v 0.
In this respect, the Organizing Company made a commitment to protect all the personal data of the concerned people. These data are collected and handled in by the Organizing Company with the strictest confidentiality according to the law of January 6th, 1978.
18.6 According to the provisions of the articles 38, 39 and 40 of the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978, the Participant has, at any time, the right to:
- Oppose to the communication of these data to third-parties;
- Get access to all personal data handled by the Organizing Company;
- Rectify, update and delete his personal data handled by the Organizing Company.
To exercise his rights in conformance with the law n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978, the Participant has to send a registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt mentioning clearly his identity and the object of his request to:
5 rue des Suisses
18.7 Concerning the possible installation of cookies (or witnesses of connection) on the Participant’s computer during his browsing on the Organizing Company’s website, the Participant is invited to consult the Regulations and Competition Rules, Terms and Conditions present on the website www.studyka.com and that he/she has to accept previously during the opening of an account necessary to participate in the Challenge.
ARTICLE 19 - REGULATIONS
19.1 The participation in the Challenge and the awarding of the Prize require the acceptance purely and simply and the full respect for the Regulation in all its terms. The Organizers reserve the right to disqualify, immediately and without compensation, every Participant not satisfying the present arrangement.
19.2 The Organizers reserve the right to modify at any time the terms of the Regulations, and during the Challenge without the requirement of notification to the Participant, concerning the application and the validity of these modifications. The Participant is invited to consult regularly the Regulations. The Participant gives up expressly any complaint or contesting linked to any modification brought to the Regulations by the Organizers.
19.3 Regulations are registered via <reglement.com> with SCP Bornecque Winandy - Bru Nifosi, huissiers de justice associés 15, Passage du Marquis de la Londe- 78000 - Versailles.
Regulations are also available for consultation online on the website www.studyka.com.
A copy of these Regulations can be asked for free and with the reimbursement of the stamp used in the conditions of Article 15.
ARTICLE 20 - CANCELLATION AND SUSPSENSION OF THE CHALLENGE
20.1 The Organizer and Partner Company reserve the right to cancel, shorten, suspend the Contest if:
it appears that fraud has occurred in any form whatsoever
in cases of force majeure.
In the case of the article 11.6
20.2 The Organizers cannot be held responsible for cancellation or for suspension of the Challenge according to the present Article and no allowance nor compensation will be due to the Participant.
ARTICLE 21 – INDEPENDENCE
21.1 The registration and the participation in the Challenge are not, in any way, for effect to create a link of subordination between the Organizers and the Participant.
ARTICLE 22 – CLAIMS
22.1 Any claim of the Participant must be sent in writing during the latest 30 days after ending date of the Challenge.
22.2 Claims linked to the functioning of the website www.studyka.com must be formulated in writing at the following address:
5 rue des Suisses
22.3 Claims linked to the progress of the Challenge and to the sending of the Prizes must be formulated in writing at the following address:
5 rue des Suisses
22.4 At the risk of being rejected, any claim has to contain:
- Full contact details of the Participant (name, first name, address, zip code, city, Studyka login and e-mail);
- The identification of the concerned Challenge;
- The clear and elaborate presentation of the motives for the claim.
ARTICLE 23 - PRELIMINARY RECONCILIATION
23.1 In case of persistent dispute after the Participant has made a complaint in accordance of Article 22, the Organizers and Participants agree to submit their dispute to an amicable settlement before any court proceedings.
23.2 The party eager to initiate conciliation must inform the other party through a registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt in which it will make him know his intentions and it will specify the cause.
23.3 If no agreement is reached between the parties within 30 days of the registered letter reception, parties regain their freedom of action.
ARTICLE 24 – APPLICABLE LAW
The Regulations and the Challenge are under the French law.
In case of disagreement on the application or interpretation of the Rules, and the absence of agreement, any dispute will be submitted to the competent court, according to the legal rules of territorial jurisdiction.
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