Open-sourced community marketing
We are Binpress, a small startup trying to change the way software is developed. We are a discovery service and marketplace for source-code components, bridging open-source and commercial software.
The Organizer of this challenge is Binpress Inc. Located at P.O. Box 391066 Mountain View, CA 94039-1066 ("Organizer").
No purchase or fee are required to enter this challenge.
The challenge is open to individuals who are at least the age of majority in their jurisdiction or country of residence. The challenge is open to individual developers and groups of individuals developers, however a winning group will receive one prize package, not a prize package per member of the group. The challenge is void in any country subject to a U.S boycott and where prohibited by law or restricted by law or regulations. Employees of Organizer and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, advertising agencies, and the families of and persons living in the same household as such employees, are not eligible to participate. By entering you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Organizer which are final and binding. The challenge is subject to all applicable laws.
The challenge begins at 00:01 a.m. Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on the first day of a calendar month and is reset at 11:59 p.m. UTC on the last day of the calendar month (the "challenge Period"). The Challenge will run for 6 consecutive months.
The selection of winners, runner-up and third place will be made in accordance to the leaderboard ranking. The ranking of the leaderboard is final on all matters relating to the challenge and no correspondence will be entered into.
One winning Entry, one runner-up and a 3rd place will be selected. The winner will received the prizes listed in this page. Total approximate value of the aggregated prizes is 17,000$. for each Challenge period.
Winners are solely responsible for the payment of any taxes that may arise as a result of acceptance of a prize, and all other expenses or costs relating to the prize not expressly set forth above. Prizes cannot be transferred or substituted and must be accepted as awarded. Organizer reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion if an advertised prize becomes unavailable. Please allow 8-10 weeks for physical prize delivery. Please note that if the winning Entry was submitted by a group, only one prize package will be awarded to the group. A prize will not be given to each member of the group.
The winners will be notified by email two (2) weeks after a challenge period ends. Each potential winner (and any team members) may be required to sign and return to Organizer an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, where lawful, within ten (10) days of the date of winning notification; otherwise the prize will be forfeited, and the entrant having the next highest score will be deemed to be the winner. If a winner is a group as opposed to one (1) individual, each member of the group listed on the Entry Page must sign and return to Organizer an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the timeframe stated above or the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner will be notified. If a winner cannot be notified within five (5) days after his or her selection, or in the event of non-compliance with any of these requirements, the prize will be forfeited, and the entrant having the next highest score will be deemed the winner.
Authorization to Use Winners' Entry Information & Name: By entering, you agree that Organizer and its designees may use your name, photo (if provided), screen shots, and basic information about you and your Entry that you submit in any media now known or hereafter developed for promotional and/or publicity purposes, unless prohibited by law. You also agree to participate in and cooperate with any promotional activity and/or publicity relating to the challenge as the Organizer shall reasonably request from time to time.
By participating, you release the Organizer and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, and all others associated with the development and execution of this challenge, from and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the challenge and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize, and you agree that these entities are in no way responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the challenge and/or the awarding of any prize except as may be expressly set forth in these Official Rules. You also agree to hold harmless Organizer, its officers, directors, employees, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional agencies, from any claim by any third party relating to any rights in the Entry you submitted.
By entering, you (meaning each member of a group if a group is submitting the Entry) warrant and represent that (a) you are the sole and exclusive owner of (and free of any adverse claim by any person, firm, or corporation) all intellectual property rights in and to the Entry; (b) the Entry is original and the use of the Entry as described in these Rules will not infringe the proprietary rights, including without limitation the intellectual property rights, of any third party; (c) the use of the Entry, as described in these Rules, will be in compliance with any third-party licenses pertaining to the Entry; (d) the Entry is not obscene or libelous, or does not violate any rights of any third party, including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity; (e) the Entry does not target anyone because of his or her membership in a certain social group, including race, gender, color, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender identity, or political affiliation, and does not contain a symbolic representation of any group that targets anyone because of his or her membership in a certain social group; (f) you have accurately categorized and described the type and nature of the Entry on the Entry Page; (g) the Entry does not contain any virus, spyware, malware, trap door, worm, or any other device, mechanism or code that is injurious or damaging to software or hardware used in conjunction with the Entry; (h) the Entry and its use as described in these Rules will not violate any federal, provincial, state or local laws or ordinances; (i) no employer or educational or other establishment has any rights in the Entry; (j) the Entry is consistent with these Rules; and (k) you have the right to grant to Organizer and its designees the license granted below. By entering you agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements and all decisions of Organizer, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the challenge.
Organizer is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, garbled or illegible entries; (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Organizer on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the challenge. Organizer reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any challenge it Organizers any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) suspend, modify or terminate the challenge if Organizer believes, in its sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the challenge. If the challenge is terminated before the scheduled end of the challenge Period, the Organizer will determine the winners from all eligible entries received as of the termination date in a fair and equitable manner as determined by Organizer in its reasonable discretion. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of the challenge, or whom the Organizer believes to be causing or attempting or intending to cause any malfunction, error, disruption, or damage will be disqualified. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any unauthorized entries or votes, including, without limitation, any entries or votes made through robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar multiple-entry, or entry/vote duplication, method and to disqualify any person or entity using such a method.
These Official Rules and any disputes relating in any way to the challenge shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, including its regulation regarding conflict of laws. By participating, you further agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the challenge, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the challenge, but in no event attorney's fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.