The EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL SACkathon (hereinafter the “SACkathon”) is a program addressed to students in all over Europe interested in developing their skills in data analytics. The competition is a mean to select a few individuals that will benefit of educational opportunities.
Individuals who sign up to participate must be full time or part time undergraduate or graduate students at any accredited university or reputedly learning center in Europe studying any program related to: Computer Science, Data Analytics or Data Science, Digital marketing and Strategy or Sports and/or technology management.
Participants must have full availability for participation in the final stage of the SACkathon, to be held in Barcelona, Spain, from March 15 to 16, 2019.
Euroleague Properties SA is the owner of the brand Euroleague Basketball under which the two premier men’s basketball competitions currently named Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup are managed. Euroleague Properties SA also manages the sport’s premier under-18 showcase, the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament as well as community and educational programs through the One Team Program and the Euroleague Basketball Sports Business MBA.
SAP is a German-based European multinational software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations.
The aforementioned companies (altogether referred to as the “Organization”) have the right to modify, amend, update the present Terms and Conditions and any matter related to the SACkathon.
Visit http://sackathon.euroleague.net and complete the application form before February 4, 2019.
Applicants understand and agree that by submitting an application for the SACkathon they are not entitled to participate in the Final Stage and/or win awards or to any other form of consideration. Applicants must comply with all these Terms and Conditions and must qualify in accordance with such Terms and Conditions at each stage of the SACkathon
Any application submitted after the date and time specified above will not be accepted, unless otherwise confirmed by and as per discretion of Organization.
Once the submission deadline is closed, the SACkathon selection committee, who will be integrated by staff members of the Organization, will select up to 10 individuals based on the deliverables send during the Online Round.
The selection process is defined by the next criteria:
The selected individuals will be publicly announced no later than February 28th.
The Organization will have final saying in all matters related to the selection process of the SACktahon.
Each of the selected participants will be invited to participate in the final stage of the SACkathon which will be held in Barcelona on from the 15th to 16th of Marc 2019. The Organization of the SACkathon will cover for the accommodation, lodging and travel expenses during the SACkathon.
The selected individuals will have to make their own arrangements to gain travel permits (visa, etc) to other countries. In no circumstances would the Organization be responsible for the selected individuals other costs, including but not limited to those associated with insurance, medical costs, tips, cost of travel to airport; wardrobe, loss or theft of any belongings or similar.
In case of a selected individual dropping out, the selection committee has the right to choose the next one in line from the candidates list or leave the spot vacant for the Final Stage.
The SACkathon consists in a 2 days contest in which the participants will work in innovative solutions to present EuroLeague statistics.
Under no circumstance may the application in the SACkathon, the participation in its Final Stage, and/or being granted with any award entail the automatic right to enter into any commercial agreement with the Organization.
The Applicants agree that their submitted documents and data may be forwarded to the selection comittee. In addition, the Organization agrees not to redistribute the submitted applications to third parties without the consent of the participant. This applies both to the duration of the SACkathon as well as the period thereafter.
Notwithstanding the above, applicants consent to the publication of the submitted projects admitted to the SACkathon. The Organization commits to only publish the deliverable made with SAC tools.
All documents and data, if not permission is not explicitly refused, will be included in the databases of the Organization for the purpose of possible subsequent contact. In the event of refusal of permission, the data will be deleted after the SACkathon.
All personal information submitted to the SACkathon will be included in a database property of EB. Such data will be processed by the Organization in accordance with national and international data protection laws including those derived from European General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. The Applicant can exercise their right of access to modify, cancel and object to the information provided by directly contacting email@example.com clearly indicating their name, surname, ID number email address and telephone number.
In addition, through the Applicant accepts that EB (by itself or through Euroleague Properties S.A. and/or Euroleague Entertainment and Services S.L.U.) may manage its data for the purposes of separately or jointly promoting their products and services, such as newsletters, commercial information and/or promotions and/or events in relation to the competitions organised by EB.
Applicants warrant and represent to the Organization that all information including any communications, software, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images, documents, designs, presentations and other material submitted by the Applicant for the SACkathon ("Content") are solely owned by the Applicant or are provided with the express authority of the applicable owner(s) and the use of the Content by the Organization will not infringe upon any other individual or organizational rights (including, without limitation, intellectual and industrial property rights). Applicants shall be completely responsible for handling any infringement or alleged infringement and shall indemnify, defend and hold the Organization or their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors and agents harmless, from any claims, arising out of or in connection with losses, costs, damages, expenses from infringement or alleged infringement by any Content, or the defense of a claim or any costs payable thereof.
In consideration for participating in the SACkathon, the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR, including but not limited to trademark, copyright, design, patent, etc.) of any Content delivered by the Applicant for the SACkathon and created before, during the call for entries and/or during the course of the SACkathon shall be owned by the Applicants. Applicants hereby grant a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, irrevocable license to use and display the Content for internal and external uses for marketing, promotional and similar purposes. For the avoidance of doubt, SACkathon shall have the right to modify partially or totally the Content to adapt it to specific marketing needs (i.e. duration of video, color of a presentation, format of a document).
Likewise, any IPR generated in the Final Stage of the SACkathon will be exclusive property of the Applicant.
Applicants agree to hold harmless the Organization for any project developed in the future that may have similarities to the presented project to the extent that there may be any companies on the market offering similar alternatives provided there is no registered patent or utility model registered on behalf of the Applicant.
The individuals selected for the Final Stage of the SACkathon will be allowed to use the SACkathon logo and to announce its participation in any document or media channel.
By entering into the SACkathon and/or accepting the awards, companies (collectively) and Applicants (individually) waive all copyrights, rights of publicity and any related rights and consents to Organization right to picture, tape, record or portray him/her as a SACkathon participants, and to exhibit this material in any and all media now existing or hereinafter created, including without limitation television, film, internet, radio, print and social media, without any compensation whatsoever for advertising and publicity purposes, except where prohibited by law. The Applicants also consent to the Organization’s right to use Applicants’ names), voices or pictures, or the content of their Entry (collectively, the "Publicity Rights"). The Organization can allow its agencies to exercise/exploit the Publicity Rights in conjunction with the Organization.
Applicants agree to participate in the SACkathon at their own will and acknowledge that the Organization is not in any way obligated or liable for any loss or costs that the Applicants may suffer or incur, and nothing is payable to the Applicants for participating in the SACkathon except for coverage of the he Participation in the Final Stage of the SACkathon to the selected individuals as detailed above.
The Organization cannot and shall not be held accountable or liable for any disruptions / stoppages / interruptions or cancellation of the SACkathon. Further, neither the Organization nor its contractors will be held responsible for matters out of their control and for force majeure reasons.
The Organization is not responsible for any malfunction of the applications website site or any late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undeliverable, or destroyed Applications due to system errors, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or other telecommunication transmission malfunctions, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, typographical or system/human errors and failures, technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, cable connections, satellite transmissions, servers or providers, or computer equipment, traffic congestion on the Internet or at the applications website site which may limit an Applicant’s ability to participate.
The Organization reserves the right to, at its sole discretion, withdraw or amend or add to these Terms and Conditions or the rules / format of the SACkathon at any time and does not take responsibility for any loss or damage that any Applicant may suffer as a result of participating or attempting to participate in the SACkathon being withdrawn or the Terms and Conditions or rules / format being amended.
In the event any Applicant (including winning Applicant) is found to be in violation of any rules of the SACkathon or is found to be involved in any form of fraud, misrepresentation, dishonesty, unethical behaviour or alleged infringement until the issue is resolved during the SACkathon, the Organization reserves the right to initiate legal proceedings against such Participant and take any other action in its sole discretion including but not limited to recovering any expenses it may have paid or incurred in relation to that Participant.
All information provided in connection with the SACkathon is provided "as- is" without warranty of any kind. The SACkathon Management makes no representations and disclaims all express, implied, and statutory warranties of any kind to the Applicant and/or any third party including, without limitation, warranties as to accuracy, timelines, completeness, or fitness for any particular purpose.
The Selected use or reproduction in any manner whatsoever the SACkathon brand, trademarks or logos to designate or communicate on their Projects without the prior express and written consent from the Organization which may set terms and conditions for such use; and file trademarks, logos and/or corporate names belonging to the Organization and its subsidiaries nor file any trademarks, logos and/or corporate names that would be similar to those belonging to the Organization and its subsidiaries are prohibited and will be subject to legal action.
The Applicant shall hold harmless, defend and indemnify the Organization, and their respective employees, officers, contractors, partners or other persons used by them in relation to this SACkathon against any loss, claim, demands, costs, damages, judgments, expenses or liability (including legal costs) arising out of or in connection with any or all claims or alleged claims, that may be brought against, the Organization, or by any third party in connection with the Participants’ involvement in the SACkathon, winning the SACkathon, awarding or the use or misuse of any award and shall reimburse Organization for any loss, costs, expense, or damage to which said indemnity applies. The Organization shall give the Applicant written notice of any claim or actions covered by this indemnity, and the Applicant shall have the right, at their own expense, to participate in any such action.
The Organization has no obligation to screen an application or any information contained therein in advance, and is not responsible for monitoring applications, to prevent violation of intellectual property ownership rights, or violations of any law, rule or regulation. If the Organization is notified of submissions or materials that allegedly do not conform to these Terms and Conditions, it may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to reject an application from the SACkathon. The Organization has no liability or responsibility to Applicants or other users of the Web Page for performance or non-performance of the Web Page.