Avalanche Hacks Participation Terms and Conditions

These Avalanche Hacks Participation Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) set forth the terms and conditions of your participation as an event host, speaker, participant, guest or otherwise (“Participant” or “you”), at all or any portion of any Avalanche Hacks location or related conference or event (each, an “Event” and collectively, “Avalanche Hacks”), whether hosted or co-hosted by AVL Services LLC or a third party and their respective affiliates and service providers (collectively, “Organizer,” “we” or “our”). 

Each Event is made available to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis without representation, warranty, guarantee or undertaking of any kind. By agreeing to host or co-host an Event, signing up for or attending (either in person or virtually) an Event, participating in any activities at or in connection with an Event, or accessing or using any content, materials, food or beverages presented or served at or in connection with an Event, you are deemed to consent to the Terms, including any changes made to them in the future.  

Please read the Terms carefully, as they govern your attendance at and access to each Event and any related activities, content, materials, food or beverages. You may not attend any Event or access related activities, content, materials, food or beverages if you are present in or a resident or citizen of any jurisdiction where such access is prohibited, restricted or subject to requirements that conflict with the Terms. Please review the Important Notice, which is hereby incorporated herein by reference.

We hope that you will enjoy Avalanche Hacks!

A. IMPORTANT! You agree to the following:

  1. Avalanche Hacks and related content are provided for informational purposes only. We may not update anything so the information may be out of date or incorrect when you access it. Speakers and sponsors have no responsibility to you, nor does the Organizer or the Avalanche Foundation.
  2. You hereby grant to the Organizer a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable and perpetual right, license, permission and consent, with a right to sublicense, to photograph, film and record your name, as well as the name, image and voice of any individuals associated with you who participate in an Event (collectively, “Appearances”), and to use and incorporate the Appearances in the materials that the Organizer may create in connection with the Event (“the Content”), for the purpose of conducting and promoting the Event, future events, the Avalanche Foundation and the Avalanche blockchain, in any and all forms and media now existing or hereafter created, including, but not limited to, by means of online and electronic media, print media, in retail establishments, at trade shows and by telecasting (including without limitation over-the-air, pay or cable television advertising). You agree that all Content, and all intellectual property and proprietary rights therein, excluding your Appearances, are and will remain the sole and exclusive property of the Organizer. You waive any right to inspect or approve any use of the Appearances and Content. You understand that the Organizer is under no obligation to use all or any part of the Appearances or Content.
  3. If you are charged a fee or purchase a ticket, it is nonrefundable and the proceeds will be used in our sole discretion. You may pay a higher or lower fee than others, in our sole discretion. Whether or not we charge a fee for tickets, tickets are necessary to enter. 
  4. Be respectful, helpful and kind. You agree not to: (i) steal any information or content; (ii) violate anyone’s intellectual property rights; (iii) engage in any form of harassing, offensive, discriminatory, or threatening speech or behavior; (iv) engage in disruptive speech or behavior or otherwise interfere with other individuals’ participation in an Event; (v) scam or defraud anyone. You agree to comply with (i) the instructions of the Organizer and its event staff and (ii) all applicable laws, including all health and safety requirements. This includes your attendance of Avalanche Hacks and participation in any related activities or usage of any related content.
  5. Nothing at Avalanche Hacks or in the related materials is intended to be investment, financial, tax, legal, accounting or any other type of advice. DO NOT RELY ON ANY OF IT, including without limitation what the speakers or sponsors say, FOR ADVICE.
  6. By being a Participant, you opt-in to receiving promotional and other communications from us and our affiliates by various means. Please refer to the Privacy Policy for information about how we collect, use, share and otherwise process information about you.
  7. You are responsible for your use and access. This means that anything you do, or anything that happens, is not our responsibility.
  8. Activities, content, materials, food and beverages provided by anyone at an Event, including without limitation in any physical location, on any website or anywhere else, is not our responsibility! You will have to abide by and be subject to the terms and conditions of any content, website or other format that you access in connection with your participation in any way in Avalanche Hacks.

B. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Here are the general terms and conditions for attending Avalanche Hacks or accessing related activities, content, materials food or beverages:

  1. Your access to and use of Avalanche Hacks and related activities, content, materials, food and beverages are governed by the Terms, which grant you a limited, revocable right to access and participate in Avalanche Hacks.
  2. You agree that you will not:

                  infringing on the intellectual property or other ownership rights of the Organizer or any other parties;

                  constituting a violation of a person’s right of privacy or right of publicity;

                 threatening, vulgar, abusive, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable;

                  unwanted commercial content, including but not limited to, spam and unsolicited messages whose purpose is to                    drive users to third party sites; and/or

                   prohibited by law;

       3. You also understand and agree that:

       4. The Terms, the Ava Labs Terms of Use, and any third party participation terms required by a co-host or co-organizer of the Event (the “Additional Terms”), each of which is incorporated herein, make up the entire agreement between you and us regarding Avalanche Hacks and related content, food and beverages and supersede any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms), provided, however, that to the extent any terms and conditions of any host, co-host or sponsor provide any coverage for us, we shall be entitled to such coverage in addition to the Terms.

         5. Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms or the Additional Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of the Terms or the Additional Terms is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, the Terms or the Additional Terms, as applicable, will nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion will be deemed to be severed from the Terms or the Additional Terms, as applicable.

           6. Please review the official rules and requirements (“Rules”) in the Additional Terms for participation in the hackathon during Avalanche Hacks. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in the Additional Terms. If you are ineligible or otherwise fail to comply with the Additional Terms and the Rules, you may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Organizer and the co-host. You are solely responsible for your own compliance with the eligibility criteria specified herein or in the Additional Terms.

             7. The Terms and our relationship with you will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflict of laws rules or principles. Any disputes arising or related to the Terms, Avalanche Hacks or the related activities, content, materials, food or beverages shall be adjudicated in the courts located in New York County, New York.

              8. Nothing herein shall constitute an employment, joint venture, or partnership relationship between you and us. These Terms: (a) may be executed either electronically or otherwise and in counterparts, none of which affects its validity; (b) and the rights and obligations hereunder may not be assigned or transferred by you without our prior written consent, and any purported assignment or transfer without such consent shall be voidable at our option; (c) may not be amended, modified or waived without our prior written consent.

Thank you for attending!