CHALLENGE REGULATIONS " CITY OF TOMORROW "
ARTICLE 1 – Challenge Organization
STUDYKA on the Studyka.com.com, SAS with capital of 47 062 €, registered under the number 530 774 439 RCS Paris, domiciled at 5 Rue des Suisses 75014 PARIS, hereinafter designated as "Organizing Company" is organizing a Challenge “City of Tomorrow”, hereinafter designated as the "Challenge ".
The following companies :
è Air Liquide, 75 quai d’Orsay – 75007 Paris, RCS n° PARIS B 314 119 504
è Michelin, 23 place des Carmes Dechaux – 63000 Clermont Ferrand - SIRET n° 855 200 507 00017
è Agence Descartes Développement headquartered at16 rue Albert Einstein - Cité Descartes - 77420 Champs-sur-Marne, SIRET n° 524 514 338 00028
hereinafter designated as "Partner Companies", support the Organizing Company in the Challenge organization, and designate the winners.
The duration of the Challenge is scheduled from January 19th, 2015 to May 22th, 2015 included. The Partner Companies reserve the right to extend the Challenge if necessary. In any case, it could not be suited as responsible. Therefore no compensation could be claimed. In such circumstances, the Organizing Company will establish the technical means to inform the participants on the site.
ARTICLE 2 – Participation to the Challenge
2.1 Participating in this Challenge is free and without purchase obligation. Are allowed to participate: Current students in higher education or students that have been graduated since 2 years and less (graduated in 2012/2013).
There is only one entry per person at the Challenge.
2.2 All Participants must certify being major at the begining of the Challenge.
The Organizing Company reserves the right to disqualify any participant minor.
Moreover, it is stated that the surrender of the endowment will be conditional upon the presentation by the winner of the Challenge of an identity card proving his majority and a student card not older than 2 years (graduation year max: 2012/2013).
2.3 Participants must form teams from two (2) to three (3) members.
2.4 Each participant must create a user account on Studyka.com (www.studyka.com), hereinafter the "Studyka.com" for the remote transmission of recommendations indicating:
- Title, Family name, first name, email.
2.5 Participant of the Challenge accept to be contacted via e-mail by Studyka or The Partner Companies during the Challenge “City of Tomorrow”
2.6 Employees and representatives of the Organizing Company and the Partner Companies cannot participate in the challenge, and neither the members of their family (parents, children, spouses).
ARTICLE 3 – Modalities
3.1 Before participating in the Challenge, participants must read these rules carefully and accept the terms in their entirety. Participants agree to abide by these rules and agree that in case of violation of one of theses clauses, the Organizing Company can consider the participation and / or the prize as void. Every date clearly defined in these rules is in ParisTime Zone (GMT +1)
3.2 The Challenge consists in making contributions by team in digital format (for example Word (.doc), PowerPoint (.ppt) and Keynotes (.key)), referred to hereinafter "Recommendations", in response to the “Issue” and the "Rules of the game " described on the "brief" of the "City of Tomorrow" on the Studyka.com.
3.3 Preselection: participating teams must send before the March 22nd, 2015 at 11:59 pm a team presentation in PDF format (presentation form can be upload at www.studyka.com/ct-challenge) where their team and thier concept will be presented briefly.
Maximum thirty (30) participating teams will be preselected and will have to send a final recommendation before April 26th, 2015 at 11:59 pm. A Recommendation is a detailed presentation of their concept at least.
Form is free even though we will give value to any initiative aiming at illustrating the project. Other media to illustrate the consistency, feasibility, and the identity of your project will be favorably considered by the jury (videos, models, modeling, graphical creation, experimentation...).
The Partner Companies are available for the teams if they need support while working on their project. Moreover, preselected team will benefit from a “joker” to get a review of their work or organize a cam meeting with a manager from the Partner Companies.
3.4 After the Challenge, ten (10) winning teams will be selected. The number of Recommendations posted by each team participating in the Challenge is limited to two: a preselection Recommendation and a final Recommendation.
3.5 At the end of the Challenge, Partner Companies will have the possibility to email all participants in order to propose them a job interview. For this purpose, their name, first name, email address, and school they have informed on Studyka.com will be forwarded to the Partner Companies.
They can ask not to be contacted by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARTICLE 4 – The Characteristics Recommendations
The characteristics of the Recommendations accepted for the Challenge are set by the Partner Companies.
4.1 The recommendations submitted to the Challenge must relate to the theme "Imagine the City of Tomorrow”. These recommendations are described on the tab "brief" of the project "City of Tomorrow" on the Studyka.com.
4.2 A partial list of accepted formats of the Recommendations in the Challenge are: DOC/DOCX/PPT/PPTX/KEY/MP3/MOV/MPEG.
4.3 Participants must specify in the description of the Recommendations, when uploaded, the source elements (music, text, picture) they may have used.
4.4 Each participant guarantees that the content of the Recommendation does not violate the laws and regulations, including those relating to the infringement, defamation, decency or privacy.
4.5 It is strongly recommended that participants keep a copy of the recommendations submitted to the Challenge.
4.6 Participants must stick to all requirements relating to recommendations and Challenge. The Organizing and / or Partner Companies have the right to refuse and to withdraw from the challenge any recommendation that does not meet the characteristics described above.
ARTICLE 5 – Preselection and Selection of winners
5.1 A maximum of Thirty (30) preselection Recommendations are designated at the end of the Challenge by a jury, hereinafter called "Jury" composed of members of the Partner Companies, with the skills necessary to choose among the recommendations submitted by the participants.
Five (5) final Recommendations will be designated by the “Jury”. This designation will occur no later than May 6th, 2013 at 11:59pm.
One (1) final Recommendations will be designated by the public, though votes that will be expressed via Facebook “likes” on the Challenge webpage. Thanks to this vote, this team will win its place among the five (5) first teams.
The five (5) first teams authors of these Recommendations will be ranked during a presentation to a jury, hereinafter called the "Final jury" presided by Descartes Développement and composed of trained professionals with the skills necessary to choose among the recommendations submitted by the participants This presentation will take place in May 2015 on the Ponts et Chaussées Campus. More precisions will be given. Students unable to come to the event will be proposed to make a video presentation of their work.
5.2 The Jury and the Final Jury will note Recommendations according to criteria of relevance, originality, realism, framing and consistency with the theme of the Challenge.
5.3 Winners will be notified by the Organizing Company by email to the address entered at the creation of the user account on the Studyka.com, and will receive a notification on their account Studyka.com. If a winner does not respond to this email before the deadline mentioned in the email, or if the winning Recommendation does not meet the requirements for guarantees set out in the Regulations, the Partner Companies will be able to designate an alternate winner or not to award the prize.
5.4 The selection and appointment of the winners are conditioned to participation, at the end of the Challenge, a minimum of eight (8) teams participating. This minimum is justified by the need for Partner Companies to provide a sufficient range of recommendations to ensure a fair selection of the winners.
The Partner Companies will be entitled to cancel, extend or defer the Challenge in the case where there would be less than eight (8) teams participating after the registration period for the Challenge.
ARTICLE 6 – Endowments
6.1 In return for the transfer of exploitation rights mentioned in Article 7 of the Rules, the winners receive the following prizes:
The five (5) first will be invited to an award ceremony on Cité Descartes Campus in France during October at a date that will be known later.
The five (5) first teams will have the opportunity to present their project in front of a prestigious jury of The Partner Companies (Final Jury). They will rank the five (5) first teams work before May 22th 2015 at 11:59 pm. Besides internship and/or job opportunities within the Partner Companies (according to the background and year of study), winning teams will be granted:
Winning team – n°1
√ For each member: a week in an international city travel and accomodation included (amount: €800/p. – or an equivalent value prize in gift certificate)
√ For each member: a trip (fly+hotel) for the destination of their choice (amount: €500/p. - or an equivalent value prize in gift ertificate)
√ For each member: an iPad Mini (amount: €339/p. – or an equivalent value prize in gift certificate)
√ For each member: a Kindle Fire (amount: €159/p. – or an equivalent value prize in gift certificate)
√ For each member: gift vouchers (amount: €100/p.)
6.2 The Partner Companies will give the awards to the participating teams.
6.3 As necessary, it is clear that delivery of the endowment is conditional upon the delivery by the winner to the Partner Companies of the Master of the Recommendation on the format and the media that will be asked.
ARTICLE 7 – Intellectual Property Rights
“Intellectual Property Rights": means any invention, any copyright and right on a brand, a model, and more generally any element that could be protected by laws or international conventions on intellectual property.
7.2 Each Recommendation, which involved several participants, is a collaboration work.
7.3 Every participant agrees not to disclose the work of his team before the November 31st 2013.
7.4 Every Recommendation uploaded by the participating teams on Studyka.com will be put online under the Licence “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported” (“Licence”) Appendix 1 of these Rules.
7.5 Each participant agrees to transfer the intellectual property it has acquired on the Recommendation to the Partner Companies, for free, globally and with no more restriction than specified in the Licence.
In case of modification, transformation or adaptation of the Recommendations, the Partner Companies will be able to distribute the derivative work only in the terms specified by the License.
ARTICLE 8 – Guarantee
8.1 Each participant guarantees that he is co-author and co-owner of intellectual property rights on the Recommendation to which he has participated.
8.2 Each participant guarantees that the Recommendation is original and unpublished, it doesn’t infringes copyright of any third party, and that all its components and all the informations it communicates through Recommendation are accurate, reliable and complete.
8.3 Each participant guarantees the Organizing Company and the Partner Companies against any trouble, action, claim, opposition, and claim any eviction from a third party.
ARTICLE 9 – Reimbursement of Participating costs
Participants could request before May 31st, 2015 (the letter must be postmarked by this date) the refund of connection fees for the participation in Challenge on the basis of 9 minutes flat connection that means €0, 66 tax included, and 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).
Participants do not pay connection fees related to the duration of calls (a subscription "unlimited", users of cable, DSL etc.) can not get a refund because in this case the fact to access the Challenge doesn’t causes any extra cost.
All requests for refund by the participant must be sent to the following address: STUDYKA, 5 Rue des Suisses - Paris (75014), and come with documentary evidence of expenses incurred for participation in the Challenge.
The refund request should include:
• Full contact details (name, address, zip code, city name and email)
• Bank details (bank details) or RIP (Record of Identity Postal);
• Indicate the date, time and duration of connection to the site for participation in the Challenge;
• Copy of the itemized bill from the telephone operator and / or provider to which he subscribes, showing the date and time of its connections to the Website for the period, he must identify it.
Request cannot be done by phone or email.
Only one reimbursement per person (same name - same address) will be accepted.
All claims unreadable or giving incorrect address or sent after the deadline specified above, will not be processed.
The Reimbursement will be made by bank transfer after checking the legitimacy of the request.
ARTICLE 10 – Respect for the integrity of the Challenge
The Partner Companies hold the right to cancel, cut short, suspend the Challenge if it appears that fraud has occurred, including by computer as part of participation in the Challenge. In this case, they hold the right, not to award prizes and / or sue the perpetrators of these frauds.
ARTICLE 11 – Organizing Company and Partner Companies Intellectual Property
11.1 All trademarks, logos, text, icons, domain names, software available on the Studyka.com, except uploaded Recommendations by participants in the Challenge and the possible elements property of the Partner Companies, are the intellectual property exclusive of the Organizing Company.
Participation in the Challenge is in no case an authorization to use or acquire ownership of the trademarks, logos, inventions and intellectual property rights of the Organizing Company.
11.2 The trademarks and logos of “The Partner Companies” are the exclusive property of the Partner Companies. Participating in the Challenge does not allow in no case an authorization to use or acquire ownership of the trademarks, logos, inventions and intellectual property rights of the Partner Companies.
ARTICLE 12 – Personal Datas
The winners agree in advance the possible publication in any medias, of their name, first name and / or city of residence without being able to claim any compensation or damages of any nature whatsoever.
Notably, one participant, if he wins, authorizes the Partner Companies, without charge, to freely use his name, first name and city of residence in the possible online publication of the winner.
Under the law 78-17 of January 6th, 1978, as amended by the Act of 2004 6th August relating to computers, files and freedoms, every person has a right of access, opposition and rectify data concerning himself. The recipient of personal data recorded by the participants of the Challenge is the company STUDYKA.
For any claim, you will write to: STUDYKA, 5 Rue des Suisses 75014 Paris, indicating: "Participation in the Challenge City of Tomorrow ".
ARTICLE 13 – Curtailment of responsibility
13.1 The Organizer Company hold the right to shorten, extend or cancel the operation if circumstances require. As a result, his liability may not be incurred, neither because of any malfunction of the Internet, transmission defect, loss of Recommendations uploaded to the Studyka.com nor insufficient participants or any case.
The participation in the Challenge implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics and limitations of Internet.
The connection of any person to the website www.studyka.com and participation in the Challenge is the sole responsibility of each participant, as a result, the responsibility of the Organizer Company shall not be incurred.
13.2 In case of major event, the Organizer Company hold the right to alter, shorten, extend, suspend and cancel the Challenge before the end of the period of participation. In this case, the Organizer Company undertakes to notify the Partner Companies and participants in the shortest possible time, by a statement on the Studyka.com or Blog Studyka. These regulations
may be changed at any time in the form of an endorsement by the Organizer Company, after consultation with the Partner Companies, in compliance with the conditions set forth, and published online on the Studyka.com.
13.3 The Organizer Company will not be hold responsible for any trouble, action, complaint, opposition or claim linked to the use of the Recommendations by the Partner Companies not specified in the Rules or linked to the negotiation, conclusion or execution of contracts signed with participants, since the Organizer Company did not intervene directly.
13.4 At any time during the challenge, participants are not subject to any subordination vis-àvis the Organizer Company or the Partner Companies.
ARTICLE 14 – Applicable law and juridiction
This rules are under french law. Any dispute, which cannot be settled amicably, shall be submitted to the jurisdiction of the courts of jurisdiction in Paris.
Any claim relating to the Game must be made within a period not exceeding 90 (ninety) days from the date of participation.
ARTICLE 15 – Filing of the Regulation
The Regulation of the Challenge is filed with the SCPLevel - Bornecque Winandy - Bru Nifosi, associated bailiff, 15, Passage du Marquis de la Londe- 78000 – Versailles. It is available for consultation on the Studyka.com. A written copy of the rules will be sent free of charge, to any person who makes the request before the close of the Challenge. This request must be sent by mail only, to STUDYKA - "City of Tomorrow" - 5 Rue des Suisses 75014 PARIS. The stamp of claim is refunded as well. The participant has to joint written request to the current slow rate ( full name and address of the participant, the title of the challenge need to be precised), and including a bank details (or RIP, or RICE).
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