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Afilias Global Innovation Contest for New TLD Ideas
Please read the terms and conditions set out below and note, in particular, the important conditions relating to eligibility (section 4), incomplete/invalid entries (sections 6 & 7), content standards (sections 8 & 9) and intellectual property: release and transfer of rights (section 14) as set out below.
Competition Opens for Entries: 3 October 2011 at 1:00 pm UTC
Competition Closes for Entries: 17 October 2011 at 11:59 pm UTC
Terms and Conditions:
The Competition is only open to participants aged 18 or over (the "Participants"), excluding employees of Afilias or their affiliated companies, their families, agents and anyone else connected with the Competition.
By entering the Competition, Participants are deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions and any instructions on the Website. Individuals who do not accept the Terms and Conditions must not enter the Competition.
Each Participant must complete his or her details in full following the instructions on submission detailed on the Website. Incomplete or illegible Entries or Entries received by any other means (including by post) will be invalid. Once submitted, Entries cannot be withdrawn or modified.
8. Content Standards –By submitting an Entry, each Participant warrants and holds out that he or she is authorised to disclose all content in the Entry and has all rights, licenses, permissions and consents necessary to submit the Entry.
Entries must not:
9. Breaches of Content Standards –Afilias will determine, in its sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of the content standards for Entries set out above.
Participants unreservedly accept the right of Afilias to form its own view regarding a possible breach of the content standards. When a breach of the content standards has occurred, Afilias may take such action as it deems appropriate including, but not limited to, temporarily or permanently excluding any Entry from the Competition without notice or explanation.
IN CONSIDERATION OF ENTERING THIS COMPETITION ALL PARTICIPANTS AGREE, THAT, WITHOUT CHARGE, ANY AND ALL RIGHTS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE IN RELATION TO COPYRIGHT, PATENT RIGHTS AND ALL OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN THE CONTENT OF ALL ENTRIES WILL BE OWNED BY AFILIAS, TO USE AND DEAL WITH SUCH CONTENT (INCLUDING TO ALTER, EDIT, COMMERCIALISE AND MAKE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF SUCH CONTENT) AS IT SEES FIT WITHOUT ANY PAYMENT, REFERENCE OR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO ANY PARTICIPANT.
Participants shall ensure that all privacy rights and moral rights (such as a right to be named as author or to object to alterations) in their Entries are waived. Participants shall ensure that all necessary licences, clearances and consents for Afilias and its nominated third parties to use Entries (whether text, audio, audiovisual or otherwise) in any media (whether in existence or invented in the future) are granted to Afilias without any need for further approval by Participants or any other person.
Winners may be required to sign a confirmatory assignment or waiver of any such rights and return it to Afilias. Should Afilias not receive from any Winner such a signed confirmatory assignment within seven days of Afilias’ request for it, that Winner will forfeit his or her right to receive a prize and Afilias reserves the right to select an alternative winner or winners.