Competition Rules

These special terms and conditions apply to The ROCKET Challenge 2020. By entering this competition, you will be deemed to have read and understood these terms and conditions and will be bound by them.

The Promoter of this competition is GAMES WITHOUT FRONTIERS LIMITED (the “Promoter”) a limited liability company registered in Scotland (Registration No: SC558738) whose registered office is at Mount Parnassus, Harlaw Road, Currie, Edinburgh, Scotland EH14 6AS trading as Rocket (“ROCKET”).

Anyone playing The ROCKET Challenge 2020 will need to purchase a game and will be asked during the purchase process to adhere to our general Terms and Conditions

The purchaser of the game warrants that the participants of the gameplay will adhere to the general Terms and Conditions and the Special Terms and conditions (if there is any conflict between the general Terms and Conditions and the Special Terms and Conditions, the terms of the general Terms and Conditions shall prevail).  If at any point, any participant(s) withdraw(s) its/their adherence or fails to comply with both the general Terms and Conditions and the Special Terms and conditions then the participant(s) and its/their gameplay results will be disqualified. In this circumstance, there will be no refund for the gameplay.

1. Who may enter

1.1 This competition is open to anyone, aged 18 (except where the age limit for ability to enter into a contract is higher in the jurisdiction in which a participant is resident in that case the age limit will be the age limit applicable in that jurisdiction) and over, except for employees and delivery partners of the Promoter or those connected with the administration of this event.1.2 The contest is void in such jurisdictions where prohibited by law.

2. How to enter

2.1 Online registration is required as part of the entry process. In order to play the game, you will need to provide to the Promoter:

(i)the names and email addresses of the participants of each gameplay (minimum 5 and maximum 10 players),

(ii) a team name, and

(iii) with the appropriate permission, the name of the organisation you wish to represent (see 2.4).

Failure to do so may result in loss of your entry fee and you may not be able to start the game. All data will be stored and used in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy.

2.2 To take part in this competition, you will need to register your team to play The ROCKET Challenge on the ROCKET website and pay the team entry fee of $495. For students the team entry fee is $195. Sales Tax may be applicable in your jurisdiction.

2.3 It is the responsibility of the entrant to provide correct, up-to-date details when entering the competition. The terms of Clause 4 of the general Terms and Conditions apply to the submission of team names.

2.4 If you choose to provide a company name, you warrant that you have full permission to use the company name in question. Note that only the best results (top 10%) will be available in the public domain so it is impossible to create a bad result in order to tarnish the good name of any given company.

2.5 It is recommended that all players complete the ‘firewall test’ to make sure you can access the system and documents ahead of the game. The Promoter provides no guarantees to replay, restart or refund any game if the users are not able to access the game. It is entirely the participants responsibility to ensure that they are able to access the game before it begins. We refer you to Clause 1 of the general Terms and Conditions.

2.6 In order to play the game the players and the person who purchased the game on behalf of his/her team (“Buyer”) will need to provide information to enable us to start the game. Failure to do so may result in loss of your entry fee and you may not be able to start the game.

2.7 It is the responsibility of participants to ensure that they have the technology required to play the game such as laptops and a stable internet connection. We refer you to Clause 1 of the general Terms and Conditions.

3. Closing Date and Time

3.1 All ROCKET Challenge games must be played between 23rd November 2020 00:00 GMT and the closing date. The closing date is 15th December 2020 at 23:59hrs GMT.

3.2 It is the participants responsibility to ensure that any entries purchased are played, and completed, before the closing date and time.

3.3 The Promoter reserves the right for any reason it sees fit to extend the closing date of the competition but it will not be extended beyond 16th December 2020 at 23:59hrs GMT

3.4 Any ROCKET Challenge entries purchased but not played or completed by the closing date will not be refunded.

4. Winner selection and notification

4.1 The winning team will be the team which ended its gameplay with the highest amount of profit (not revenue) in Round 3 of the gameplay by the closing date and time.

4.2 In the unlikely event of a tie, the team which has the highest bank balance at the end of round 3 will be the winner. If there is still a tie, then ROCKET will split the award between those teams that have been deemed to be equal top of the leader board.

4.3 The members of the winning team will be notified by private email message via the contact details submitted when registering for the event on or before 20th December 2020.

4.4 The Promoter reserves the right to verify the members of the winning team and ask for proof of identity, age and address and to withdraw prize entitlement where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these special terms and conditions or the  general Terms and Conditions.

4.5 If any member of the winning team is found to be in breach of the Special Terms and Conditions or the general Terms and Conditions they and their team will be disqualified and the prize will revert to the next team on the leader board.

5. Prize

5.1 There will be one prize of $10,000 cash payable to the one bank account specified by the Buyer. No correspondence in this matter will be entered into with individual team members. Any distribution of the cash amount is solely the responsibility of the Buyer, even if they did not participate in or play the game. ROCKET shall have no liability to any person for the Buyer’s failure to distribute prize money amongst team members or other participants and the Buyer shall indemnify and hold harmless ROCKET in this regard.

5.2 The prize money may be subject to International taxation and it is the responsibility of the Buyer and members of the winning team to comply with applicable local and international tax laws. For the avoidance of doubt, ROCKET will not accept any liability for any taxation related to the payment of the prize and the Buyer shall indemnify and hold harmless ROCKET in this regard.

5.3 ROCKET will comply with an international laws in relation to the disclosure of information in relation to the prize payment.

5.4 The prize does not include any product, personal spending money and other incidental costs.

5.5 If the winning Buyer is not able to accept the prize for any reason, cannot be contacted within 7 days of the closing date, or fails to provide any required proof of age, consent or status, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw the prize entitlement and award the prize to another team which meets the winning criteria.

5.6 If the winning Buyer entered at the reduced student entry rate of $195 but cannot show proof of current student status they will be disqualified and the prize will be reallocated.

5.7 The details of the winning team can be obtained by sending an email with the subject line The ROCKET Challenge 2020 Winner to hello@gwof.uk 28 days after the competition has closed.

6. Your data and Marketing

6.1 You agree that if you are one of the winning participants, you will take part in and cooperate fully with reasonable publicity and to use your name, photograph and any comments in such publicity without any fee being payable to you.

6.2 By entering the competition each entrant grants the Promoter a world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty free and sub licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish or display (in whole or in part) any intellectual property contained in the content of their entry, without royalty, payment or compensation.

6.3 Each participant agrees not to assert any moral rights in relation to use and warrants that they have full authority to grant such rights.

6.4 There will be a public leader board available on the ROCKET website during The ROCKET Challenge for the top teams to be displayed. ROCKET reserves the right to publish up to 10% of the top results. It will not publish any further results. By entering the competition teams give permission to be listed on the leader board if they are ranked in the top 10%.

6.5 Additionally, if ROCKET in its entire discretion (of which it shall be sole judge) deems there are enough entrants, ROCKET may decide to provide further leader boards based on industry verticals.

6.6 Participant data: ROCKET reserves the right to share all participant data (including names, emails, gameplay data etc.) collected from the Buyer and any participants. ROCKET will use participant data in order to run the tournament. At the end of the tournament, participants will be given the opportunity to opt in / opt out of future correspondence. In the event that they choose to opt out, ROCKET will hold the data for a period of 6 months and then delete it. All data will be held in terms of ROCKET’s Privacy policy.

6.7 Certification: ROCKET may choose to provide participants with a certificate to demonstrate that they have been part of and played the ROCKET Challenge 2020. Any certificate issued will be via a 3rd party provider and any Terms and Conditions of its use will be stipulated at the time of provision.

6.8 Buyer data: We will retain Buyer data on our records for the appropriate amount of time as defined by our the tax authorities in our jurisdiction. This is currently 7 years. We will not use the data for any marketing unless the Buyer chooses to opt in / opt out of contact from ROCKET in the future. All data will be held in terms of ROCKET’s Privacy policy .

7. Liabilities

7.1 Additional to the liability clauses in the general Terms and Conditions, the Promoter will not be responsible for (and will have no liability in connection with) the following occurrences, to the extent that they occur for reasons beyond the promoter’s reasonable control:

7.1.1 Any postponement or cancellation of the competition;

7.1.2 Any changes to prizes or the way in which they can be used;

7.1.3 Problems with dispatch or transfer of the prize (such as the prize failing to reach the recipient);

7.1.4 Any act or default of any third party supplier;

7.1.5 The quality of the network, computer, hardware or software of any kind used by participants, which may affect the sending, receipt or processing of data associated with the gameplay which may affect the quality of the gameplay itself.

7.1.6 Entries that are made through agents or third parties. Note: incomplete entries will be disqualified and will not be counted.

7.2 Any liability incurred by ROCKET in the course of this tournament will not exceed the amount that has been paid for on any Buyer order.

8. Decision Making and Cheating

8.1 The Promoter’s decision is final and binding in all respects to all entrants. No correspondence will be entered into. Entries that do not comply in full with these terms and conditions will be disqualified and the Promotor is not obliged to provide a reason.

8.2 This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or any other social media platform. You acknowledge that any social media platforms that are used for the promotion of the competition bears no responsibility for this promotion and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, you release the social media platform from any liability whatsoever in connection with this competition. You understand that the information you provide is provided to the Promoter (and its affiliates, associates, and agents where applicable) and not to the social media platform

8.3 The promotor has gone to great lengths to ensure the competition is even and fair which includes multiple layers of anti-cheating provisions. If the Promoter has grounds to suspect an entrant or third party of cheating, deception or fraudulent or unsportsman-like conduct of any kind (including, without limitation, manipulating the competition, hacking, choice of prize winner or any entry) the Promoter reserves the right (in its sole discretion) to disqualify any entrant, entry or person it reasonably believes to be responsible for, or associated with, such activity.

8.4 The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time during the competition to allow for any unforseen questions that may need to be addressed.

9. Law and Jurisdiction

9.1 The Special Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales. The parties consent to the exercise of exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England.

9.2 The language of the Special Terms and Conditions shall be English.

9.3 The time zone applying to the Special Terms and Conditions shall be Greenwich Mean Time.

10. Anti-Bribery and Corruption

The parties shall comply at all times with the provisions of the United Kingdom Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001, and the United Kingdom Bribery Act 2010 and the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and all analogous legislation applicable in any other relevant jurisdiction.