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Official Contest Rules and Legal Disclaimer of IPIEC GLOBAL 2017

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Official Contest Rules and Legal Disclaimer of IPIEC GLOBAL 2017

In order to govern IPIEC GLOBAL 2017 (“the Contest”), the Organizing Committee of IPIEC GLOBAL 2017 (“the Organizing Committee”) hereby makes the following declarations:

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By submitting application material(s) and/or entry information to the Contest, contestants (individuals or teams) shall be deemed to have fully understood, agreed and accepted all the terms of the official rules and relevant legal declarations of the Contest.

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Contestants shall ensure that all information submitted to the Organizing Committee is authentic, original and legitimate. During the course of or after the Contest, in case any material submitted by a contestant is found to have hidden any information or have contained deceptive or false information, the Organizing Committee is entitled to immediately disqualify that contestant from participating in the Contest and void his/her ranking(s) attained. The contestant thereof looses all the rights to the corresponding award received and if the corresponding award has been paid out, the Organizing Committee is also entitled to request such contestant to return any award received from the Contest.

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All the submitted information such as names, photos, corporate names, logos, trademarks and project introduction of contestants are likely to appear in the promotional materials of the Contest, including but not limited to media such as television, newspapers, magazines, radio and the Internet.

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The Organizing Committee and designated cooperation institutions bound with contractual agreement to this Contest is/are entitled to gratuitous use and promotion of the project information provided by the Contestant(s), including but not limited to names, corporate names, logos, trademarks, photos and projects introduction of the Contestant(s). The methods of use include but are not limited to the use of project information in its/their original or modified form.

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In case that any portion of the information submitted is regarded as confidential by the contestants, the confidential part thereof should be illustrated by the contestants in writing at the time of submitting, or else all the information will be deemed as publicly available. Simultaneously the acceptance of non-disclosure of confidential information by the Contestant(s) may result in ineffective project promotion.

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Contestants shall ensure to the Organizing Committee that all project proposal(s) and information submitted (including but not limited to project plans, manuals and PPT) are independently completed by corresponding contestants and do not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party (such as patent rights, copyright and trademark rights) or other rights protected according to laws (such as trade secrets and know-how). If any contestant obtains or modifies any information from a third party and submits it to the Contest without the consent of such third party, or if any contestant has any dispute in connection with any third party due his/her own reasons, such contestant shall bear full responsibility for himself/herself.

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If any contestants infringe the rights of any other person (including but not limited to intellectual property rights), he/she will bear all the corresponding legal consequence with the result of such infringement.

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The Organizing Committee is entitled to effectively supervise contestants’ behaviors. Any contestant found cheating or have done other behavior that does not conform to the Contest will be disqualified.

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The contestant may be qualified to show his/her project to the investors and other institutions for the purpose of negotiation on project financing or other modes of cooperation by competing in the contest. The Organizing Committee assumes no responsibility nor offers assurance as to the process and result of business negotiation(s).

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The Organizing Committee does not assume any responsibility for the Contest due to force majeure or any uncontrollable factors, but endeavors to reduce the losses and effects so caused to the contestants.

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The Organizing Committee holds the final interpretation for any matter in relation to the Contest. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to make any supplementary amendment to this Legal Declaration. If the contestant has any objection to any supplementary amendment, he/she shall immediately inform the Organizing Committee in writing, but has no right to require the Organizing Committee to compensate for any expenses incurred by the Contest.

Guidelines on undertaking for participation in IPIEC GLOBAL 2017

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Guidelines on undertaking for participation in IPIEC GLOBAL 2017

I/We undertake that as a contestant (team/individual) of IPIEC Global 2017 (“the Contest”), I/we voluntarily make the following commitments:

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I/We voluntarily participate in the Contest as a contestant (team / individual). I/we have read the Official Contest Rules and Legal Disclaimer. I/We agree and will comply with the terms stipulated in the Official Contest Rules and Legal Disclaimer. I/We will accept any amendment to the rules of the Contest, Legal Disclaimer and/or match systems made by the Organizing Committee of IPIEC Global 2017 (“the Organizing Committee”), or else I/we shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the Contest.

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I/We guarantee that all information I/we submitted to the Organizing Committee is authentic, original, complete and legitimate. I/We agree for the Organizing Committee to ensure the authenticity, originality, completeness and legitimacy of the materials submitted. In case any material submitted by me/us is found to have hidden any information or have contained deceptive or false information, I/we agree that the Organizing Committee is entitled to immediately disqualify me/us from participating in the Contest, void my/our ranking(s) attained and withdraw the vested award(s). I/We therefore will lose all the right(s) granted from corresponding award(s) and will return all the award(s) received from the Contest immediately.

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I/We irrevocably authorize the Organizing Committee and designated cooperation institutions bound with contractual agreement to this Contest to be entitled to gratuitous use and promotion of the project information provided by me/us, including but not limited to names, corporate names, logos, trademarks, photos and projects details of mine/ours. The methods of use include but are not limited to the use of project information in its/their original or modified form.

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I/We guarantee that all project proposal(s) and information I/we submitted (including but not limited to project plans, manuals and slides) is/are independently completed by me/us and do not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party (such as patent rights, copyright and trademark rights) or other rights protected by law (such as trade secrets and know-how). If I/we obtain or modify any information from a third party and submit it to the Contest without the consent of such third party, or if I/we have any dispute in connection with any third party due my/our own reasons, I/we will bear full responsibility for myself/ourselves, while such dispute has no relationship to the Organizing Committee.

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All the project materials submitted to the Contest by the Contestant(s) are non-returnable. I/We have retained original copies of all my/our materials.

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I/We understand and agree that the project information (including but not limited to project plans, manuals and PPT) submitted to the Contest will be made available to the Organizing Committee (including judges and consultants). All the information provided by me/us can thereof be used for the purpose of project evaluation and selection without the consent of me/us.

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I/We declare and assure that there exists no problem or potential risk that may hinder my/our participation in the Contest in terms of legal qualifications, physical condition and mental health. If any of the above occurs, the Organizing Committee is entitled to disqualify me/us from participating in the Contest at any time, and I/we am/are held responsible for all the consequences.

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I/We understand that I/we may be qualified to showcase my/our project(s) to investors or other institutions by participating in the Contest. In case any cooperation intentions are reached by investors or other institutions, I/we will take active part in business negotiations, and I/we will simultaneously guarantee the authenticity and objectivity of financing conditions of my/our project(s) to be provided to the relevant institution(s). The Competition Organizer assumes no responsibility nor offers assurance as to the process and result of business negotiation(s).

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I/We undertake to participate honestly and fairly in the Contest without engaging in any unlawful activity to achieve an illegal purpose.