Content Competition Terms And Conditions
Last updated November 1, 2021
To be eligible to participate in a Competition, at the time and date of entry:
if you are participating in the Competition as an individual, then you must be of legal age in the jurisdiction in which you reside and you must have the legal capacity to enter into these Competition Terms and be bound by them;
if you are participating in the Competition as an entity, then you must have the legal authority to accept these Competition Terms on that entity’s behalf, in which case “you” (except as used in this paragraph) will mean that entity;
you must not be a resident, national, or agent of Crimea and Sevastopol, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, or any other country to which the United States, the United Kingdom or the European Union embargoes goods or imposes similar sanctions (collectively, “Restricted Territories”);
you must not be a member of any sanctions list or equivalent maintained by the United States government, the United Kingdom government, the European Union, or the United Nations (collectively, “Sanctions Lists Persons”); and
you must meet all additional eligibility requirements set forth in the Rules of the Competition.
2. COMPETITION START AND END TIMES AND CONDITIONS
Each Competition will start and end as described in the Rules applicable to such Competition (“Competition Period”). Engaging in any trading activity before or after the Competition Period will not result in receiving any benefits and/or rewards from the Competition. dYdX determines in its discretion when a Competition Period is deemed to have started and ended.
3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE
To participate in a Competition, during the Competition Period, subject to eligibility, you must follow the instructions in the Rules. dYdX reserves the right to limit participants based on IP addresses, Ethereum network addresses, email addresses, or other factors dYdX decides at its sole discretion.
4. COMPETITION ADMINISTRATION
6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
dYdX shall own all right, title and interest (including patent rights, copyrights, trade secret rights, mask work rights, trademark rights, sui generis database rights and all other intellectual property rights of any sort throughout the world) relating to any and all inventions (whether or not patentable), works of authorship, mask works, designations, designs, know-how, ideas and information made or conceived or reduced to practice, in whole or in part, by you, for you, or on your behalf during the term of the Competition that relate to the subject matter of or arise out of or in connection with the Competition (collectively, “Inventions”). You hereby make all assignments necessary to accomplish the foregoing ownership. You shall assist dYdX, at dYdX’s expense, to further evidence, record and perfect such assignments, and to perfect, obtain, maintain, enforce and defend any rights assigned. You hereby irrevocably designate and appoint dYdX as your agent and attorney-in-fact, coupled with an interest, to act for and on your behalf to execute and file any document and to do all other lawfully permitted acts to further the foregoing with the same legal force and effect as if executed by you and all other creators or owners of the applicable Invention.
To the extent allowed by law, the foregoing and any license granted to dYdX hereunder includes all rights of paternity, integrity, disclosure and withdrawal and any other rights that may be known as or referred to as “moral rights,” “artist’s rights,” “droit moral,” or the like. Furthermore, you agree that notwithstanding any rights of publicity, privacy or otherwise (whether or not statutory) anywhere in the world, and without any further compensation, dYdX may and is hereby authorized to (and to allow others to) use your name in connection with promotion of its business, products or services. To the extent any of the foregoing is ineffective under applicable law, you hereby provide any and all ratifications and consents necessary to accomplish the purposes of the foregoing to the extent possible. You will confirm any such ratifications and consents from time to time as requested by dYdX. If any other person is in any way involved in assisting with your submissions in any Competition, you will obtain the foregoing ratifications, consents and authorizations from such person for dYdX’s exclusive benefit.
If any part of the Inventions is based on, incorporates, or is an improvement or derivative of, or cannot be reasonably and fully made, used, reproduced, distributed and otherwise exploited without using or violating technology or intellectual property rights owned by or licensed to you (or any person involved in the Competition) and not assigned hereunder, you hereby grant dYdX and its successors a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicensable right and license to exploit and exercise all such technology and intellectual property rights in support of dYdX’s exercise or exploitation of the Inventions, other work or information performed or provided with respect to any Competition, or any assigned rights (including any modifications, improvements and derivatives of any of them).
7. RELEASE AND PUBLICITY
YOU AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS DYDX AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN A COMPETITION. YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER DYDX NOR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS ARE LIABLE FOR INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN A COMPETITION AND ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION AND USE OF THE BENEFITS AND/OR REWARD OF A COMPETITION. DYDX IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERROR IN THE PUBLICATION OF THE OFFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE COMPETITION OR IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT THEREOF.
You will be solely responsible for all income tax liabilities that arise from or in any way relate to any benefit and/or reward that dYdX conveys to you, including income taxes, sales, personal property, use, VAT, excise, withholding, and self-employment taxes. dYdX shall have the right to withhold from any amounts payable to you such foreign, federal, state, or local taxes as may be required to be withheld under any Applicable Law. You must report the value of the benefit and/or reward you receive from dYdX and complete any required tax forms that dYdX requests be completed prior to receiving your benefit and/or reward.