Terms & Conditions
Critical App Challenge Nordic
This contest is intended for participation only by residents of Nordic and shall be construed according to, and governed exclusively by applicable Belgian law. Do not participate in the contest if you ("you", "Participant") are not a legal resident of one of the eligible jurisdictions at the time of entry or you otherwise do not fall within the eligibility requirements set forth in these official rules below.
No purchase necessary to enter or win.
ARTICLE 1 – ELIGIBILITY:
“Critical App Challenge Nordic” (“Contest” or “Promotion”) is offered and open only to legal residents of the Eligible Jurisdictions (a) who at time of entry are 18 years of age or older and at least the age of majority in his or her jurisdiction or residence, (b) have agreed to participate in the Contest, and agreed to these Official Rules, by providing all required information and registering on criticalappnordic.bemyapp.com; and adhered to Airbus SmarTWISP program (c) who are Android or iOs app developers; and (d) who enable their new or existing applications with the adaptivity for the Tacilton Dabat device to be found at https://www.securelandcommunications.com/tactilon-dabat. Employees, consultants, officers and directors of Airbus (“Sponsor”) and Sponsor’s contest administrator, BeMyApp, and employees, contractors, officers, and directors of those entities, including the Judges (defined in Section 5 below) (collectively referred to herein as the “Contest Entities”), and their immediate family members (spouse, siblings, children, and parents) and those living in the same household as such individuals (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter.
ARTICLE 2 – PROMOTION PERIOD:
Promotion starts at 9.00pm on Friday 3 May 2019 ( “ Promotion Period”). All times referenced herein are Nordic time.
ARTICLE 3 – REGISTRATION PROCESS:
Every person wishing to participate can register online on the dedicated website for the Competition accessible at the following address: criticalappnordic.bemyapp.com. Registrants must provide the following information: last name, first name, date of birth, address, phone number, email and their profile for the purpose of the Competition, as suggested on the website. This information is required for the completion of their application.
Each candidate guarantees that the information entered during his/her application to the Competition is complete and accurate. Any false, incorrect or incomplete information will automatically result in the application being rejected.
You may enter as many unique applications as you like. The same application cannot be entered into this Contest more than one time, or by more than one Participant, and in such event, all Participants and all Entries may be disqualified.
The Organizer reserves the right to reject an application at any time if the profile of the Participant does not comply with the Competition standards.
Contest Entities assume no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, or illegible entries; nor for any computer, telephone, cable network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability, or garbled, corrupt, or jumbled transmissions; nor for service provider, Internet, web sites, user net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or unauthorized human intervention or any technical error; nor for unauthorized human intervention, human error, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information; nor for the failure to capture any such information.
ARTICLE 4 – ENTRY WARRANTY:
By entering this Contest, each Participant hereby represents, warrants and agrees to produce written evidence of such if requested, that:
(i) The Entry, in whole and in part (the “Entry” shall include any materials provided in connection with the Entry), does not violate or infringe upon any third party rights, including proprietary or intellectual property rights such as copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, personal or moral rights, or any other rules or regulations;
(ii) The Entry, in whole and in part, is submitted to the Contest by or with the permission of all persons (living or deceased), venues and/or entities who worked on, were engaged to work on, or contributed in any respect to the Entry or any part thereof, who are depicted (directly or indirectly) in the Entry by name, likeness, voice, image or any other information or indicia of persona, or who otherwise have any right, title and interest in and to the Entry or any part thereof (including but not limited to rights arising from a work for hire relationship), and all such persons, venues, and/or entities have provided their written consent to submission of the Entry and its use pursuant to these Official Rules;
(iii) Participant has all other rights, licenses, permissions, and consents necessary to submit the Entry and to grant all of the rights granted to the Contest Entities in these Official Rules (and in any written Agreement signed by Participant), and the exercise thereof by the Contest Entities and/or the use by them of the rights granted by Participant, in whole or in part, does not and will not give rise to any alleged or actual claims, disputes, actions or liabilities, including but not limited to those for disputes or payment of any kind, including without limitation royalties, residuals, attribution, credit, dues, consultation or any other fees, costs, or expenses;
(iv) The Entry in whole or in part contains no malware, including without limitation viruses, trojans, worms, spyware, or any other harmful software, code, or other devices;
(v) The Entry in whole or in part contains no pornographic, sexually explicit (including nudity), defamatory, offensive, violent, discriminatory, cruel, abusive, highly sensitive, grossly harmful, harassing, invading someone else’s privacy, libelous, threatening, hateful, racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever, harm minors in any way, deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature, impersonate another person, contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource, threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of a jurisdiction, friendly relations with foreign states or public order or illegal content, and/or technology or other content that is prohibited from export, content of an obscene or menacing character, prevents investigation of any offense, and does not otherwise offend against reasonable standards of taste and decency; and
(vi) The Entry in whole or in part does not contain information considered by Participant, its employer, or any other third party to be confidential.
In order to be eligible for this Contest, the submitted Entry, in whole and in part (and its Participant) must comply with all other terms stated in these Official Rules (which may be amended or varied at any time by the Sponsor without notice in Sponsor’s sole discretion and will be posted in revised terms and conditions on criticalappnordic.bemyapp.com.
ARTICLE 5 – SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Submissions will only be accepted from an eligible individual with full rights to do so, either on his/her own behalf or on behalf of his or her company (each is referred to herein as a “Participant” or “Entrant”). Companies must appoint an individual for contact and potential winner notification and prize acceptance, if applicable. No more than one (1) prize will be awarded per Participant. By submitting an Entry on behalf of a company, Entrant affirmatively agrees that he or she has been asked to do so on behalf of the company and is the authorized company representative, and any prize award will be provided to the company representative who will be solely responsible for the disbursement of the prize.
As between Contest Entities and a Participant, the Participant has and retains all intellectual and proprietary rights in and to the Entry that Participant had at the time of submission to this Contest. By entering, each Participant acknowledges and expressly agrees that his/her Entry may be promoted by Sponsor on its website and/or in various media (including via paper, data and digital media) at Sponsor’s discretion.
ARTICLE 6 – JUDGING/NOTIFICATION/DISQUALIFICATION:
Sponsor or its authorized representatives will judge each eligible Entry submitted, using the following equally weighted (except as provided below) judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”) scored from 1-100, 100 being highest:
Winners judging criteria:
JUDGING CRITERIA 1
1. Innovation level of app
a. Is it unique? Does app have functionality which is not available in other apps?
b. Does product have totally new type of features
c. Does app integrate normal technology (for example GPS location or camera) with new technologies (sensors, AR/VR, Infrared, blue tooth)?
JUDGING CRITERIA 2
2. How the app is integrated with Tactilon Dabat
a. Does is it use both TETRA and broadband services?
b. How well is uses Tactilon Dabat features and functionalities
JUDGING CRITERIA 3
3. Benefits for user organizations
a. Does it solve a specific challenge which user organizations/users have?
b. Does it make users work more efficient?
c. Does it offer additional safety for users?
d. Does it save money?
Scores will not be made public by Sponsor at any time. The Entries receiving the highest aggregate scores per category will be the Grand Place winners. In the case of a tie, the tie will be broken (among the tied Entries) by the highest score in the criteria of the download. If any Participant whose Entry is selected as a winning Entry for a given Prize is disqualified for any reason, the Participant with the next highest scoring Entry will be designated as the recipient of that respective prize. Potential winner(s) will be required to provide their first and last name, mailing address, phone number, and bank account information to Sponsor within 48 hours of attempted notification. The winner(s) may also be required to provide or complete relevant tax forms or information, including a W9 for U.S. residents. Potential winner(s) will be disqualified if (1) a potential winner cannot be contacted/does not respond within 48 hours after two (2) attempts to notify potential winner; (2) a potential winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (3) a potential winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (4) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined. By accepting the prize, the winner consents to the publication of his/her name on any of Sponsor’s websites and in other publications in all forms of media.
ARTICLE 7 - PRIZES AND TAXES:
1/ 5 prize winners
2/ A platform to promote their app at a conference day with Airbus for those that are selected by a jury.
No transfer, assignment, or substitution of the Prize (in whole or in part), except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value where permissible under law. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and the skill in meeting the Judging Criteria. Prizes will be delivered via funds transfer to the bank account of the winners within twelve (12) weeks after the winners providing all required information.
ARTICLE 8 - GENERAL:
Participation in this Contest is subject to these Terms and Conditions. Participants agree to abide by and be bound to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects, as well as the above referenced Privacy Statement. These Official Rules and the referenced Privacy Statement may be amended or varied at any time during the Promotion Period by the Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion, and the Sponsor will post the revised terms and conditions at criticalappnordic.bemyapp.com and email such revised terms and conditions to the email address provided by Participant. The participant is entitled to withdraw from the Participation in case it does not agree to such revised terms and conditions, and the license granted by Participant to Contest Entities in Section 5 will be terminated accordingly. By continuing the Participation, Participant agrees to the revised terms and conditions without any objection. Failure to timely return or properly complete release documents (as described herein), or if a prize notification or any prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is not eligible or does not comply with these Official Rules, will result in prize forfeiture and an alternate winner may be selected, in accordance with the provisions of Section 6 above. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and take legal action to the fullest extent permitted by law against any Entrant or winner who, in Sponsor’s reasonable suspicion, tampers with Sponsor site, the entry process, violates these Official Rules or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
Sponsor makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding any prize or your participation in the promotion. Participants and/or winners agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Contest Entities from and against any and all alleged and/or actual claims, actions, demands, losses, settlements (whether or not litigation is commenced), liabilities and damages of any kind whatsoever existing now or arising in the future (including, without limitation, bodily injury, personal injury, death, disability and property damage, (save in a jurisdiction where liability for death and personal injury cannot be excluded)), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs, settlement and disbursements) directly or indirectly arising now or in the future in whole or in part out of acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, participation in any contest/prize-related activity, access to web sites, and/or participation in this contest. Tto the extent that limitations of liability are inapplicable to German participants, German participants shall have no right to legal recourse. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall limit liability for willful misconduct and gross negligence where such liability cannot be disclaimed as a matter of law. By entering and/or accepting a prize, Participants and/or winners hereby consent, where lawful, to the use by Sponsor (and its authorized third parties) of Participant’s name, company name, image, likeness, voice, hometown, and/or biographical information, content included in the Entry, and feedback in any and all media now known or hereafter developed worldwide, including on the Internet, without additional compensation, and without the right of review, notification, or approval in connection with the Contest.
ARTICLE 9 - LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
Contest Entities are not responsible for damage to Participants' computer or website development equipment or technology or to any other person's or entity’s computer or website development equipment or technology related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of web sites. Any use of contest or sweepstakes clubs (or similar methods), robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods, and disqualify any Participant using such methods. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Sponsor deems, in its sole opinion, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest and select the winner from entries received prior to the action or as otherwise may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor, including should unforeseeable events make the Contest impossible or impracticable. Contest Entities shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to execute the Contest, or supply a Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any action(s), regulation(s), order(s), or request(s) by any governmental or quasi governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s), or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any similar or dissimilar event beyond their reasonable control.
In no event will Contest Entities, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and related companies, their advertising or promotion agencies, and/or all their respective officers, directors, independent contractors, representatives and agents, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind (except for liability for death, personal injury, willful misconduct, and gross negligence in jurisdiction(s) where such liability cannot be excluded), including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of participation in the Contest, Contest/Prize-related activities, access to, and use of, any participating internet site(s) or the downloading from and/or printing material or software downloaded from the site(s). Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the sites is provided "AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties. This contest is governed by Finnish law. As a condition of participating in this Contest, Participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively in arbitration by Arbitration Board of Finland Chamber of Commerce under the Rules of said Board before a court located in Finland.
ARTICLE 10 - LIST OF WINNERS:
For the names of the winners, mail a stamped envelope to BeMyApp, 86 Rue de Charonne, Paris, France 75011.
ARTICLE 11 - SPONSOR AND ORGANIZER:
Sponsor’s business name and address Airbus Defence and Space Oy, Hiomotie 32, 00380 Helsinki, Finland.
ARTICLE 12 - CONFIDENTIALITY:
The confidentiality obligations related to SmarTWISP program shall as priority apply to all Participants.
In addition to the above, the Participant acknowledges the confidentiality of all information and documents which have been shared with him/her throughout the Competition.
During the whole duration of the Competition, the Participant will not directly or indirectly use or share any information with any third party, unless s/he has obtained a written authorization to do so, delivered by the Organizer beforehand. This applies to information shared with him/her by the Organizer or shared with him/her indirectly upon the execution of this contract.
The Participant commits to delivering any document containing confidential information or shared with the Participant upon the execution of this contract, on the Organizer’s simple request. This confidentiality agreement is valid for 24 months from the start of the Competition.
ARTICLE 13 – PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA:
The collection and processing of personal data relating to the Participant by the Organizer is primarily intended to ensure that the Competition will be properly completed and in particular to allow the Organizer or BeMyApp to contact the winner and to award them the prizes in an efficient way and, if the case arises, to publish the list of the winners.
Participants have the right to access, update and/or obtain deletion of their data by requesting directly to BeMyApp at the following address: 86 rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris.
Who can join?
Mature software development businesses that already develop apps for large companies, startups, and innovators.
What is the allowable team size?
Your company can be any size, but we ask that 2-3 team members attend the demo day should you receive an invitation for that stage in the competition.
Where can I apply my application?
Airbus is a leading solutions provider for or Public Safety, Defence and Transport, Utility and Industry (TUI). Tactilon Dabat is a hybrid smartphone and TETRA device launched by Airbus in the Belgian market to support organisations in their critical communication and public safety missions.
Learn more about Airbus here