Codegoda 2021 - Terms and Conditions

A. PARTICIPATION

  1. By registering for, or participating in, the 2021 Agoda Coding “Codegoda” Competition (“Competition”), you agree to these T&C and represent and warrant that you:
    • are at least 18 years of age on the day of registering for the Competition;
    • are not legally or contractually prohibited from participating in the Competition; 
    • are not a current director, officer, representative, agent, staff member, or employee of Agoda or any Agoda affiliate, whether on a full-time, part-time, contractor, or internship basis (“Agoda Personnel”); and
    • are not an immediate family member (e.g. parent, sibling, spouse, child) of any current Agoda Personnel.
  2. Individuals whoin their capacity as Agoda Personnel, gained knowledge about any challenge, hypothetical, or problem that is part of the Competition (“Challenge”) will not qualify for any Competition prize.
  3. Disqualification: Agoda may disqualify you from the Competition if Agoda determines, at its sole discretion, that you have:
    • acted dishonestly or in bad faith;
    • acted to gain an unfair advantage in the Competition;
    • breached these T&C; or
    • obtained any information or assistance from anyone else in formulating your solution to any Challenge.
    • Disqualification will result in your forfeiture of the prizes, if any, for which you would otherwise be eligible.
  4. Agoda reserves the right to verify eligibility and decide any controversy or dispute relating to the Competition; any finding or decision by Agoda shall be final.

B. REGISTERING FOR COMPETITION

  1. All participants must have access to the Internet, a valid postal address, and a valid email address to register. All participants must register and provide the required information about themselves at: https://ago-da.co/codegoda2021
  2. Registration closes on July 17, 2021 at 7:00 PM GMT+7. You are responsible for determining the corresponding time zone for your location.
  3. As part of registration, you are required to provide your name, postal address, phone number, email address, and date of birth. Agoda may use such information to verify your eligibility, contact you for other purposes relating to the Competition, and/or contact you in connection with potential work opportunities.
  4. You may only register for the Competition with one (1) valid participant profile. If you compete in the Competition using multiple or false participant profiles, you may be disqualified.

C. COMPETITION STRUCTURE

  1. There will be nine Challenges for you to solve. Please read each Challenge carefully before you start.
  2. The Competition will last for five hours on July 17, 2021 starting from 2:00 pm GMT+7, and all submissions must be made during these five hours.
  3. You should review the additional information and rules regarding the Competition at this link: https://codegoda.io/#rules

D. PRIZES

  1. Money Prizes.
    •  RankPrize
       #1 $3,500
       #2 $2,000
       #3 $1,000
       #4 $250
       #5 $250
       #6 $250
       #7 $250
       #8 $250
       #9 $250
       #10 $250
       A top woman coder $500

    • To support women in tech we offer $500 prize for the top woman coder regardless of whether or not she ranks within the top 10. If the top woman coder is within the top 10, she will be awarded an additional $500 on top of her winning prize.
  2. Non-Money Prizes. Agoda may, at its sole discretion, ship a non-money prize (i.e. a t-shirt, an iPad Air) to any top 100 winner or a randomized winner at the address provided in the winner registration process. If such prize has not been received by top 100 winners or the randomized winner within the sixty-day period after the end of the Competition, they should contact Agoda by emailing community@agoda.com; no prizes will be awarded if such email is not received by Agoda within this sixty-day period.
  3. Social Sharing Prizes. iPad Air (Wifi + Cellular, 256GB) and Apple Pencil will be awarded to one winner of the social sharing contest. The winner will be selected using a randomly generated seed among eligible contest participants. To be eligible, participants are required to use #Codegoda in their social posts (limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram). Eligible social posts need to have public viewing settings and posts in story format are not eligible. There is no limit to the number of submissions per individual.
    • Prize cannot be exchanged for cash reward.
    • In the case that the stated prize is not available, Agoda, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to reward alternative prize of an equivalent value.
  4. Agoda makes no warranties, express, implied or otherwise, in relation to any prizes or the Competition.

E. OTHER RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

  1. You may use code, content, and Challenges made available by Agoda solely to compete fairly in the Competition. Agoda retains all ownership and other rights in such code and content. Nothing in these T&C or the Competition is intended to transfer any intellectual property or other rights from Agoda or any Agoda affiliate to you or any other person or entity.
  2. You retain all rights in your work product and source code to the extent that you already had such rights before submitting your work product and source code to Agoda.
  3. If you participate in the Competition, you permit Agoda to make and have made audio, visual, and audiovisual recordings in any format or media of you while you are participating in the Competition (“Recordings“) and grant Agoda an unrestricted, sublicensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, free license to use Recordings to promote the Competition or similar Agoda competitions in any manner. You irrevocably waive all rights, including any right of prior approval, and release Agoda and Agoda Personnel from any claims or liability, in connection with Recordings.
  4. You may have an opportunity to send photographs and/or videos to Agoda in connection with your participation in the Competition (“Visual Content”). If you do so, you must only send Visual Content of yourself or non-person objects. You grant Agoda an unrestricted, sublicensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, free license to use Visual Content to promote the Competition or similar Agoda competitions in any manner. You irrevocably waive all rights, including any right of prior approval, and release Agoda and Agoda Personnel from any claims or liability, in connection with Visual Content.
  5. If you post or share any content using a Competition hashtag (e.g. #Codegoda) or viewable on a Competition-related online page or platform (“Online Content”), Agoda may feature or use such Online Content to promote the Competition or similar Agoda competitions in any manner. You grant Agoda an unrestricted, sublicensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, free license to use Online Content to promote the Competition or similar Agoda competitions in any manner. You irrevocably waive all rights, including any right of prior approval, and release Agoda and Agoda Personnel from any claims or liability, in connection with Online Content.
  6. You agree that Agoda or any Agoda affiliate may use, or engage third-parties to use, your name, likeness, and statements about the Competition, without compensation to you, to promote the Competition in any manner, including display of your name, likeness, or statements on Competition-related online pages or platforms.
  7. By registering for, or participating in, the Competition, you also agree to the Data processing terms in section G below.

F. GENERAL AND DISCLAIMER

  1. Headings in these T&C are for convenience only, and shall not affect the meaning or interpretation of these T&C.
  2. Agoda’s rights under these T&C and/or any other agreement between you and Agoda shall be complementary to the maximum extent possible. No right or claim of, or protection for, Agoda shall limit, waive, or otherwise adversely affect any other right or claim of, or protection for, Agoda.
  3. Agoda may, at its sole discretion, amend these T&C from time to time. Furthermore, Agoda may, at its sole discretion, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Competition, extend or resume the entry period, or disqualify any participant or entry at any time.
  4. You use all code made available by Agoda at your own risk. Furthermore, Agoda is not responsible for any incomplete, failed, or delayed transmission of information or content due to Internet issues, including interruption or delays caused by equipment or software malfunction or other technical problems.
  5. To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither Agoda nor any Agoda affiliate shall have any liability to you in connection with these T&C or the Competition. To the maximum extent permitted by law, you covenant not to sue or bring any claim or proceeding against Agoda or any Agoda affiliate in connection with these T&C or the Competition, including for defamation, copyright infringement, or infringement of rights to privacy, publicity, or personality.
  6. These T&C are governed by the laws of Singapore, regardless of conflicts of laws principles. Subject to section F. 5. above, you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts in respect of any disputes relating to these T&C or the Competition.
  7. If any part of these T&C is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the rest of these T&C shall not be adversely affected. Rather, such invalid or unenforceable part shall be replaced by valid and enforceable language with similar effect to the greatest extent possible.

G. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA

  1. Agoda may process your personal information as required for the Competition, including but not limited to registration, participants lists and dashboards, communicating with you, verify your identity or eligibility, fraud prevention and publishing the winners list.
  2. Agoda may also process your personal information for recruitment purposes in order to provide you with potential career opportunities at Agoda or Booking Holdings companies.
  3. If you have provided your consent, Agoda may send you marketing communications or target you with relevant ads that concern Agoda services, the Competition or other Agoda career opportunities.
  4. Agoda may share certain personal information with 3rd parties as required for the Competition, such as service providers or group affiliates.
  5. Agoda reserves the right to request from you additional personal information which could be required for awarding the prize or fraud prevention.