By participating in Italy of Tomorrow - LABS for Italy (hereinafter: Hackathon) you accept the terms and conditions set out on this page (hereinafter: Agreement). Accepting these conditions, these terms and these rules is necessary in order to participate in the Hackathon. You confirm that you are of legal age and that you are fully capable of understanding the terms, conditions, obligations, or anything else present in this agreement.
The organizers reserve the right to suspend the Hackathon in their sole and sole discretion, in the event of technical problems, violations of the code of conduct, fraud, or any other factor or circumstance that was not foreseeable or beyond their control.
The organizers also reserve the right, in their sole and sole discretion, to exclude participants who:
act in violation of this agreement or in a manner deemed inappropriate, inadequate, anti-ethical and / or in violation of the code of conduct;
act in violation of applicable laws, regulations, ordinances, rules, decrees.
The terms, conditions and rules of the Hackathon can be changed at any time, including the rights and duties of all parties involved. The organizers publish the updated terms, conditions and rules on the event website. Any changes are to be considered effective when they are published on the site.
4. Intellectual Property
The rights on the platform on which the Event is organized, including any written material associated with it and other documentation provided pursuant to this Agreement, belong exclusively to the organizers or its suppliers. The participants in the Hackathon, organized in teams, are exclusive holders of the rights to the projects they take part in during the event: the organizers are in no way responsible for the injury of others rights made by other users during their participation in the event. By accepting these terms and conditions, participants give their consent to publish the creations that took place on the day of the hackathon
5. Use of third party systems
You agree that, in full compliance with the laws, any dispute, litigation or legal action that arises or is connected to the Hackathon, is resolved individually, without any involvement and in any legal form of the organizers.
The organizers do not have and will not have any responsibility in case of damage or disputes of any kind.
You hold the organizers, the garagErasmus Foundation, jury members, partners, mentors, data providers and any other organization involved in the sponsorship, fulfillment, management, promotion or activity related to the Hackathon exempt from any liability and not punishable, including anyone who holds or has held any role in any of the entities listed above, for any form of dispute, litigation, legal action and claim for damages (including legal fees) that emerges or is connected with:
access and use of data;
a dispute with another participant;
a violation of this agreement;
violation of any law or a third party's right, including intellectual property;
defamation, threats, insults, slander, violation of the right to publish, violation of a registered trademark, copyright or other types of intellectual property, damage to property, bodily damage that are related to participation in the Hackathon, the transmission, dissemination, functionality , commissioning or use of authorized or licensed programs or software and the Hackathon rules.
The entities mentioned cannot be held responsible also for:
any false or incorrect information, or for any program or tool associated or used during the Hackathon;
errors or technical defects of any kind and nature, including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, disconnection from local networks or the internet or from electronic transmission errors and / or data transmission errors;
unauthorized presence and human intervention during the Hackathon;
technical or human errors that can occur during the management of a hackathon;
any type of damage to people or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by your participation and presence in the Hackathon.
7. Selection of winners
The decision establishing the winners of the Hackathon is final and no appeal can be lodged against this decision anywhere.
8. Code of Conduct
The Hackathon aims to provide an inclusive experience for everyone, regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, ethnic origin, age, or religion. Therefore, no form of harassment towards the participants in the Hackathon is tolerated. Sexual references in any form, written, verbal, or in pictures, are not allowed in any event, including presentations from participants. Participants who violate these rules may be sanctioned or expelled at the discretion of the Hackathon organizers.
Harassment includes the following forms, not exclusively:
Verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination;
Unsolicited comments on lifestyles and lifestyle choices of participants, including those relating to nutrition, health, education, work, and parenting
Images with sexual content used in public settings
Threats, intimidation and stalking
Photographs or videos taken without consent
Continuous disturbances that prevent participants' work, presentations, or any other Hackathon event
Inappropriate physical contacts
Unwanted sexual attention
Prolonged verbal communication after request for termination
Encouragement or support for each of the above behaviors
8.1 Compliance with the rules
Participants who are asked to stop harassing must comply with this request immediately.
Sponsors are also subject to this regulation. In particular, sponsors cannot use images with sexual content in any context. Stand staff should not wear inappropriate uniforms / clothing, or in any way create a sexualized environment.
In the event that a participant behaves in a harassing manner, the organizers reserve the right to make any decision in order to maintain an inclusive environment for all participants. For example, the organizers reserve the right to notify, and possibly expel those in duty.
The Hackathon organizers reserve the right to intervene in order to prevent any activity with the clear intent to disturb or make the environment hostile to any participant.
The organizers expect participants to follow the rules at all times and activities during the Hackathon.
If a participant feels marginalized or threatened during the event, he is invited to report it immediately. The Hackathon staff can be easily identified by the slack username. Disturbances, harassment, and in general any violation of these rules of conduct impoverish the Hackathon experience for all participants. Our goal is to maintain a pleasant environment during the event.
You can make reports anonymously or in person.
In any case, we suggest to indicate two key aspects:
A clear description of the disturbance caused;
A clear request for the measures you would like to be taken in response to the disturbance.
During the event, a form for anonymous reports will be available from this page. For obvious reasons we cannot keep you updated on the measures taken following your report, but we undertake to investigate your report thoroughly and take any necessary action to prevent the disturbance from happening again.
The agreement comes into force at the time of registration to participate in the event. The only law applicable to these general conditions and the resulting obligations is the law of the Italian Republic. Any dispute originating from these General Conditions, whether related to their execution or interpretation, including those concerning its validity and effectiveness, none excluded and excepted, will be resolved at the Court of Milan.