Rules of Hackathon

This document describes the terms and conditions and rules applicable to Novhack. Please read this page carefully before agreeing with the terms and conditions. By accepting these terms and conditions, the Participant and their teams agree to abide by all the governing terms and provisions of this Agreement.

If you or any member of your team do not agree with the rules, you may not take part in the competition.

1. Organiser

Novhack is a hackathon organised by EURANOVA SA located in rue Emile Francqui 4, Mont Saint Guibert, Belgium. The Competition is available at https://www.hackathon.euranova.eu/, and it is organised remotely.

 

2. Duration and Deadlines

The deadline to register is 24th February 2023. The Hackathon will take place on 10th March 2023 at 6 pm (CET) and ends on 12th March 2022 at 2 pm (CET).


3. Conditions of Access to the Game:

Eligibility criteria:

  • Natural persons
  • Anyone with knowledge of data.
  • Working proficiency in English

Teams:

  • The participants can register as a group of 2 to 4 people.
  • Participation in Novhack is free.
 

4. Terms of the Hackathon

The registration portal is available at https://www.hackathon.euranova.eu/.
The participants are required to provide the following information.

  • The number of participants
  • Name and family names of the participants
  • Participants’ date of birth
  • valid email address
  • valid phone number
  • university of affiliation
  • degree or year of study
  • Speciality of study
  • How have participants heard about the hackathon
  • If they know people working at Euranova

The participants need a computer device to take part in the competition. The participants will be assigned a virtual room on a communication platform. The participants will receive the link in the email indicated in the registration form to the platform one week before the start of the competition. Each group will also receive access to cloud instances with the same computing power to take part in Novhack.

 

Participation in the competition implies unreserved acceptance of these regulations.

 

Mentorship:

Each group can be assigned a mentor if requested during the registration. Each mentor will guide a group and inform them of the challenges they might encounter in solving the case.

 

5. Winners and Prizes

The jury
The jury of experts will decide on the winning group based on the quality of the solution, the innovative nature of the solution, and the accuracy of the final results. The participants will receive a grid, based on which the final solution will be assessed. The jury comprised experts from EURANOVA and the data provider (the name of the data provider will be communicated later).

 

The prize

  • The winners will be announced on the 12th of March in the virtual award ceremony according to the agenda.  
  • The prize is not transferable.
 

6. Modification of the Competition

The organiser reserves the right, at any time and without notice or obligation to justify its decision, to shorten, extend, postpone or cancel Novhack, as well as to modify all or part of the conditions of access and/or the terms of implementation of the game;

 

7. Personal Data

The organisers process your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, the national and/or European legislation, guidelines and jurisprudence. You can read more about how your data is processed at https://euranova.eu/privacy-policy
The personal data that Euranova requires you to disclose are necessary to organise the competition in the best way possible. It will, for example, help to create the groups and have an experience related to your studies and interests.
In any case, your data will not be kept for later than a month after the end of the Hackathon unless you have provided us with separate consent.
Damage resulting from the use of the personal data of the participant by unauthorised persons can under no circumstances be passed on to the organisers when they have taken appropriate security measures against such risks.


8. Confidentiality of Data

All participants in the competition undertake to respect the confidentiality of the data they are provided for the purposes of solving the challenges of the competition. Among other things, You may not:

  • use the data for any purpose other than the purposes of the competition.
  • copy, publish, or in any way make the data public.
  • give access or disclose the data to any third party who is not a participant in the competition.
  • reverse engineer or de-anonymise the data.

You commit that at the end of the competition, you will delete all data provided to you for the purpose of this competition.


9. Disputes

All disputes concerning the application of these rules are managed independently by the jury. In this case, it suffices to send an email with the complaint to  com (at) euranova.eu.


10. Contact

For questions about the competition, please contact: com (at) euranova.eu.
Disclaimer: The participants take part in the competition at their own risk, and they cannot hold the organisers responsible for any damages resulting from their participation nor the prize.