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The World Tour Pitch Challenge Startup Application Terms and Conditions

The World Tour Pitch Challenge (“Challenge”) is presented by InsureTech Connect LLC (“ITC”) and Digital Insurance Agenda Europe B.V. (“DIA”) as part of, and culminating at, ITC Global to be held virtually from September 21 to 23 (“Event”) and DIA Amsterdam 2020, to be held on October 28 – 29, 2020. As used herein, “you” means the individual submitting the entry application, the entity that such person represents, and such entity’s employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors, assigns, and affiliates.

No purchase or payment is necessary to enter the Challenge. Employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives of ITC, DIA, or any other entity involved in production or execution of the Challenge may not enter the Challenge. ITC and DIA’s local partners in jurisdictions around the world (each, a “Partner”) will administer the Challenge in accordance with applicable national and local law. Each Partner may impose additional or modified rules to participation as required to adhere to applicable national and local laws.

If you wish to participate in the Challenge, submit the information requested on the official ITC + DIA application form.  Each local Partner will invite certain applicants to submit a presentation pitch. Participants must comply with all instructions given by ITC, DIA, and Partner to remain eligible. One winner will be selected by the Partner in its jurisdiction from all participants who were invited to and actually submitted a pitch, based on criteria determined by ITC and DIA in its sole discretion. Subsequently, each local winner will be invited to present its pitch at the Event, where ITC and DIA will select a final winner. In the event of a tie, ITC and DIA may select the ultimate winner or permit a tie in its sole discretion. All entries must be received by the applicable deadlines set by the Partner, DIA and ITC. A winner will be announced during the Event. The Challenge is held for educational, networking, and entertainment purposes only; no prize with any monetary will be awarded, but ITC and DIA may award a prize with no cash value. The Challenge is void where prohibited by law; participation in violation of any applicable law is prohibited.

By participating in the Challenge, you agree that the pitch and any other supporting materials you submit in connection with the Challenge (“Pitch Materials”) have been created legally and are original works. You represent and warrant that the Pitch Materials will not infringe upon or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party, and you will indemnify, defend, and hold ITC and DIA harmless from and against any and all damages, losses, costs (including attorneys’ fees), liabilities, and causes of action arising from or in connection with actual or alleged infringement of a third party’s intellectual property rights by the authorized use of the Pitch Materials.

You grant ITC, DIA, and each Partner (including, if applicable, their respective affiliates and representatives) the absolute, worldwide, and irrevocable right and unrestricted permission to use the content of any recording (including video, voice, and written formats) of you taken or made on ITC or DIA’s behalf, and to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, and display words, writings,  likeness, image, voice, name  and appearance as such may be embodied in any documents, photos, video recordings, audiotapes, digital images, and the like, including any derivative work thereof, made on ITC or DIA’s behalf in connection with your participation, including your Pitch Materials (hereinafter collectively “Recordings”). You agree that each of ITC and DIA has an absolute right to create such Recordings in connection herewith and that ITC and DIA jointly have complete ownership of such material and can use such material for any purpose consistent with their commercial purposes, including, promotional, commercial, educational and testimonial uses in videos, publications, advertisements, news releases, websites, or any other promotional, testimonial, commercial, or educational materials in any medium. You acknowledge that, except as expressly set forth herein, you will not receive any compensation for the use of such images, video, likeness, appearance or content, and the waivers and releases you grant by participating are in consideration of ITC and DIA’s permitting your participation in the Challenge and any goodwill or publicity you garner as a result of your participation.

You understand that the Recordings shall be the sole property of ITC, DIA, and the applicable local Partner; neither you nor any third party shall have any rights to possess or use the Recordings in any way, unless separately granted by ITC, DIA, and the Partner. Notwithstanding the foregoing, ITC, DIA, and the applicable Partner grant you an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide license in your Pitch Materials. To the extent that any names, logos, or marks (hereinafter the “Marks”) are included in the Recordings, you grant, on behalf of the holder of such Marks, to ITC and DIA a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to use the Marks, solely as they appear in the Recordings and as the Recordings are thereafter used in ITC marketing and promotional media. You represent and warrant that you have the authority to grant such license on behalf of the holder of the Marks. Neither ITC nor DIA will use, register, or attempt to register in any jurisdiction any of the Marks. All use of Marks and all goodwill associated therewith, will inure solely to the benefit of holder of such Marks, and the holder will retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Marks.

You hereby release and discharge ITC, DIA, and Partner, and their respective agents, representatives and assignees from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of your name, likeness, image, voice and/or appearance or out of or in connection with any of the content thereof, including any and all claims for invasion of privacy, right of publicity, misappropriation or misuse of image, defamation, and copyright infringement or any form of intellectual property infringement. You hereby waive any rights to inspect or approve any of the Recordings. You release any rights you may have under applicable law, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, to control your use of your names, likenesses recordings, and images in the Recordings.

You represent that you are over the age of eighteen (18) years and have read the foregoing and fully understand its contents. This release shall be binding upon you as an individual, the entity that you represent, and such entity’s employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors, assigns, and affiliates.

This release embodies the entire agreement among you, ITC, DIA, and the applicable Partner with relation to the matters set forth above. No modification of this release shall be of any effect unless it is made in writing and signed by all of the parties to the agreement.