General Terms of Participation at Academia Datathon

General Terms of Participation for DSS Academia Datathon 2018, 27-29th of April

With your registration, you accept the following conditions:

1. Registration

You must register for the Datathon event in writing by means of our registration form. The registration becomes valid after the successful completion of the registration form requiring a unique code, provided to all students by their university professors. Providing a substitute participant is possible at all times.

2. University Code 

The Academia Datathon is free for students of the partner Universities. Contact the representative mentor of your university to get an entrance code.

3. Order of conduct

With the registration for the Academia Datathon, you undertake to conduct in an orderly manner in full compliance with the rules & regulations of the venue, and of the Republic of Bulgaria.

4. Student Status

With the registration for the Academia Datathon, you certify that you are at least 18 years of age, you are currently a student and you understand these Terms and Conditions.

5. Usage of the case data

The dataset and other information provided to participants with regard to solving the data cases shall be used also after the event for educational purposes. Under no circumstances shall they be used for commercial purposes outside the event format and activities. With the registration for the Academia Datathon, you agree to also provide your work (analysis, methodology, source code, etc) to the organizers for them to publish on the event page, the Data Science Society website and other Data Science Society channels.

6. Personal data

With the registration for the Datathon, you agree that the organizers may present some of your personal data (name, e-mail) to 3rd parties in regard to the organization and conduct of the event.

7. Modification or cancellation of event

The organizers reserve the right to cancel the event up to one day before the event is due to begin. Further claims for damages are excluded. If the event is canceled due to force majeure (fire, strike, terrorism etc.) or other circumstances, for which the organizers are not accountable, but which make the services significantly more difficult or impossible, you are not entitled to compensation for other losses such as traveling expenses or hotel costs. In case of force majeure, the organizers will be exempt from the services for the duration of the obstruction.

8. Recordings

Photographic and film documents (recordings) will be produced during the event. We would like to point out that, with the registration form and confirmation of the event, you agree to the publication of photos and film recordings in which you are shown within the scope of the event.

9. Share and be a part of Data Science Society

The spirit of the society is to share and learn from each other. Therefore you agree to present your case’s results, discoveries and solution to Data Science Society in the form of an article, meetup, webinar or something else.

10. Platform

Have fun, make jokes, support others and build a friendly and safe learning environment.
Treat other participants the way you want to be treated.
Collaborate and expand your knowledge together.

11. If you do not follow the General Terms of Participation

We can and will ban participants if they do not follow the general terms of participation. A good society is built on mutual respect.