Terms and Conditions

1 Acceptance of Terms of Participation:

1.1 TADHack will be hosted by Mobile Telephone Networks (Proprietary) Limited (“MTN/ MTN SA”) conditional upon Your acceptance, without modification, of these Terms and Conditions, as amended from time to time, as well as applicable law in the Republic of South Africa.
2 Definitions

2.1 “TADHack” means the TADHack Telecom Application Developer Hackathon event taking place from 14 October 2016 to 16 October 2016 at the MTN Innovation Centre;

2.2 “MTN” means Mobile Telephone Networks (Proprietary) Limited, registration number: 1993/001436/07, and its affiliates, subsidiaries and their subsidiaries;

2.3 “Parties” means MTN and You;

2.4 “You” or “Your” means the participant entering TADHack;
3 Term

3.1 TADHack will commence on 14 October 2016 and will endure until 16 October 2016.

3.2 The awards for TADHack will be held on 16th October 2016

3.3 MTN may, in its sole discretion, terminate TADHack, extend or shorten the duration of TADHack.
4 Conditions for Entry

4.1 In order to enter TADHack You must:

4.1.1 be based within the Republic of South Africa;
4.1.2 be over the age of 18 years

4.2 MTN may disqualify at its sole discretion, entries that:
4.2.1 are in violation of third party rights, law or regulation; or
4.2.2 use inappropriate or explicit language, or images, or display content that MTN otherwise finds objectionable.

5 How to Participate

5.1 Participants can participate in TADHack in the following categories:

5.1.1 TADHack Global Winner
5.1.2 TADHack South Africa Overall Winner
5.1.3 TADHack South Africa 1st Runner-Up
5.1.4 TADHack South Africa 2nd t Runner-Up

5.2 The prizes will be awarded according to the same categories.

6 Intellectual Property Rights

6.1 All submissions remain the intellectual property of the participants that developed them.

6.2 By submitting an entry or accepting any prize, You represent and warrant that You will not submit content that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless You are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the content; and the content submitted by You does not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other disabling devices or harmful code.

6.3 You represent and warrant that You are the sole author and copyright owner of the submission, and that the submission is an original work of Yours, or if the submission is a work based on an existing application, that You have acquired sufficient rights to use and to authorize others; and that the submission does not infringe upon any copyright or upon any other third party rights of which You are aware, and that the submission is free of malware.

6.4 MTN shall have the right of first refusal to collaborate with You, regarding Your submission, following TADHack.
7 Prizes

7.1. Participants in each respective category stand a chance to win:
71.1TADHack Global Winner  – TBA
7.1.2 TADHack South Africa Overall Winner – $1000USD
7.1.3 TADHack South Africa Partner sponsored prizes – TBA

8 General

8.1 The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

8.2 The Winners and runner ups consent to their name, image and likeness being used and published by MTN in connection with TADHack for a period of 12 (twelve) months after they are announced as winners or runner ups.

8.3 By submitting an entry, entrants signify their consent to be bound by the Terms and Conditions contained herein.

8.4 Winners and runner ups agree that it is an express condition of the Competition that in order to be eligible to redeem the Prize, the winner may be required to sign the appropriate acknowledgement of receipt of the Prize, as well as an indemnity and/or waiver of liability as reflected in these Terms.

8.5 MTN may, in its sole and absolute discretion, change, alter, modify, add, and/or remove portions of the Terms and Conditions at any time by updating the contents of this page and/or its website without notice to You. Any such amendments shall come into effect immediately and automatically. You undertake to review these Terms and Conditions regularly, for any such amendments. Should You not be amenable to these Terms and Conditions or any revised version of these Terms and Conditions, please do not participate in TADHack.

8.6 You hereby indemnify MTN and its officers, directors, employees, servants, agents or contractors or other persons for whom in law MTN may be liable (in whose favour this constitutes a stipulatio alteri) from any loss, damages, liability, claim or demand due to or arising out of your entry into TADHack. You further indemnify MTN and its officers, directors, employees, servants, agents or contractors or other persons for whom in law MTN may be liable (in whose favour this constitutes a stipulatio alteri) against any loss, damage, liability, claim or demand by third parties in relation to your entry into TADHack.

8.7 Participation in the TADHack event is entirely at your own risk.