TERMS & CONDITIONS

Global Fast Track 2021 Terms and Conditions

PLEASE   READ   INFORMATION   IN   THIS   DOCUMENT   AND   THE   TERMS & CONDITIONS BELOW (COLLECTIVELY THESE “TERMS”) CAREFULLY, AS THEY APPLY   TO   YOUR   APPLICATION   AND   PARTICIPATION   IN   THE   HONG   KONG FINTECH WEEK 2021 (“HKFTW21”) GLOBAL FAST TRACK PROGRAMME  (AS DEFINED BELOW). BY SUBMITTING YOUR CONTENT  (AS DEFINED BELOW), YOU AND YOUR REPRESENTING COMPANY ACCEPT THESE TERMS BETWEEN YOUR   REPRESENTING   COMPANY   AND   FINNOVASIA   LIMITED   (“Finnovasia”) AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.

Your representing company and Finnovasia are hereinafter collectively referred to as “Parties” and either one of them as a “Party”.

1. Definitions

“Corporate  and  Investor  Champions” mean the companies invited by Finnovasia to host 1-2-1  meetings, to consider the business   pitches presented by You, and the companies who will determine the winner of the relevant Semi-Finals and Global Final in which they are judging;

“Fast Track Village” means the Hong Kong fintech stakeholders and service providers exhibiting virtually at HKFTW21 between 1st - 5th November 2021 , who will offer consultations on how to do business in Hong Kong for HKFTW21 attendees;

“HKFTW21 Global Fast Track Programme” means a series of events organised by Finnovasia including the Pitching Competition, 1-2-1   Meetings and FastTrack Village;

“Pitching Competition” means the competition organised by Finnovasia for selected businesses to compete via Semi-Finals and Global   Final, and for the winners of the Pitching Competition to receive Prizes and Benefits.

“Prizes and Benefits” mean the prizes and benefits mentioned in this Terms; and

"you" or "your"  means you and your representing company, the person who is reading this document and/or submitting your Content   on behalf of your company to participate in the HKFTW21 Global Fast Track; and

“1-2-1 Meetings” means the private meetings booked by Corporate and Investor Champions with participants of the HKFTW21 Global   Fast Track Programme.

2. The HKFTW21 Global Fast Track Programme

3. Your Content

4. License to Use Items

In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the  HKFTW21 GlobalFast Track Programme , you grant InvestHK and Finnovasia a worldwide,perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable licenseto use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, publish, create derivative worksfrom,   incorporate   into   any  data,   material   or   information,   in   any   format(including but not limited tomarketing materials, posters, text, software,images, graphics, photos, audio and video recordings) created for HongKong   FinTech   Week   by   or   on   behalf   of   InvestHK   and/or   Finnovasia,translate, transmit and disseminate the following (“Your Content”):

in   any   form,   media   or  technology   whatsoever,   for  the   purposes  of administering,  organising,  providing,  hosting,  fulfilling,     promoting, marketing, advertising and/or showcasing Hong Kong FinTech Week, and as otherwise permitted under these Terms.

You  warrant and undertake that You have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the license described in this Clause.   You agree that You are responsible for protecting and enforcing your own IP Rights and InvestHK and/or Finnovasia have no obligation to do so   on Your behalf.

You agree that You waive, and have obtained all waivers from Your employees and representatives of, any and all moral rights in   Your Content.

InvestHK and/or Finnovasia reserve the right (but shall have no obligation) to remove,  pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify or refuse any   of Your Content, at its sole discretion.

5. Confidentiality

6. HKFTW21 Intellectual Property

7. Liability

Without prejudice to Clause 7.ii, solely to the extent that any court of competent jurisdiction issues a decision that Clause 7.ii is invalid or unenforceable, Finnovasia’s maximum aggregate liability arising out of or in connection with this Terms, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, shall in no circumstances exceed USD100. 

8. Governing Law 

These Terms and any matters relating to these Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Hong Kong. Any dispute arising from or in connection with this Agreement shall be settled through friendly consultations between the parties.  In case no settlement is reached through consultations within 14 days of the occurrence of a dispute, either party may submit the dispute to Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre(HKIAC) for arbitration.  Any arbitration award shall be final and binding upon both parties.

9. Severability

If any of these Terms are held invalid, illegal or unenforceable by any court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction, it will be severed and the remaining terms will continue in full force and effect as if these Terms had been made without the invalid, illegal or unenforceable terms.

10.  Entire Agreement 

These Terms contain the entire agreement between Your representing company and FINNOVASIA in respect of HKFTW21 Global Fast Track Programme.

11. Waiver

A failure or delay by Finnovasia to exercise any right or to act upon a breach under these Terms will not be a waiver of that right or breach. Any waiver by Finnovasia of any of its rights or of a breach of these Terms must be in writing, and such waiver is limited to the particular right or breach stated therein.

12. Assignment

You may not transfer any of Your rights or obligations under these Terms without the prior written consent of Finnovasia. Finnovasia may transfer their rights or obligations to any third party without Your consent.

13. Assumption of Risk

You acknowledge and agree that Your attendance and participation in the HKFTW21 Global Fast Track Programme is voluntary. You agree to assume the risks associated with attending and participating in the HKFTW21 Global Fast Track Programme to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law.

14. Contact

Should you have any enquiries to HKFTW21 Global Fast Track Programme, please email to hannah@finnovasia.com.