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Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to the use of the Danish Architecture Centre ("DAC’s") home page at www.innosite.dk (the "Homepage") and to participation in contests on the Homepage. By signing up as a user of the Homepage you accept the terms below and all other conditions stated or referred to on the Homepage.

1. Homepage

1.1 When you have signed up as a user of the Homepage you will be able to participate in contests on the Homepage by putting forward ideas and suggested solutions to the issues defined in the individual contests. The contests are launched via the Homepage by DAC's partners in collaboration with DAC.

1.2 More detailed terms and conditions will therefore appear on the Homepage in connection with each contest.

1.3 As a user of the Homepage you will also be able to communicate with other users and participate in various events organised by DAC in connection with the contests held on the Homepage.

2. The rights to your suggested solution

2.1 All intellectual property rights to the suggested solutions (e.g. text, graphics, images, illustrations, etc.) presented by you as part of a contest on the Homepage belong to you.

2.2 In presenting suggested solutions on the Homepage you grant DAC and DAC's partners an irrevocable, transferable (with a right to sub-license), worldwide and fully paid-up royalty-free license to (i) make available, communicate and pass on the suggested solution (complete with text, graphics, images, illustrations, etc.) in any way through any medium, including but not limited to the Homepage, as well as in connection with exhibitions, conferences, events, etc. and (ii) to produce or have produced a single model or prototype of the suggested solution for use in various exhibition activities organised by DAC and/or DAC's partners. The right to use the suggested solution does not give DAC or DAC's partners the right to realise the solution.

2.3 Your suggested solution must be original and it is a condition that you have developed it specifically for use in the contest on the Homepage, without making unlawful use of third parties' intellectual property rights and/or business secrets. If the suggested solution or parts of it infringes the intellectual property rights or business secrets of others, you are obliged to indemnify DAC against any and all losses, damages and costs in connection with any such infringements.

3. If you win a contest

3.1 If you win the contest, your name (as given in your user profile) will be published on the Homepage, stating that you have won the contest and a given prize. You will also be informed by email.

3.2 If you do not respond within 10 working days, DAC will make reasonable efforts to contact you again. If you are unable, regardless of reason, to receive your prize or do not contact us in order to receive your prize within 30 working days from the first email was sent to you, DAC and the DAC's partner which organised the contest reserve the right to appoint another winner of the contest and award the prize to this person instead.

3.3 If you win the contest, you will be offered the opportunity to enter into negotiations with the DAC partner which organised the contest concerning possible realisation of the suggested solution. DAC or DAC's partners do not commit themselves to entering into any agreements with you regarding exploitation or realisation of your suggested solution.

3.4 It is your responsibility to report and pay any taxes relating to prizes which you may receive in connection with your participation in a contest on the Homepage. Prizes are paid out in Danish kroner (DKK).

4. Notifications to you

4.1 In connection with your signup as a user of the Homepage you will be asked, among other things, for an email address that we will use to send you information about the following:

  • Initiation of new contests on the Homepage and information about DAC's partners and the panel of judges.
  • Conclusion of contests on the Homepage.
  • That you have won a contest on the Homepage.
  • Events, seminars, etc. held as part of contests on the Homepage.
  • News and information concerning the Homepage or contests on the Homepage.
  • News about DAC.

4.2 You hereby consent to DAC sending you such notifications by email.

4.3 You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us on the following email address: contact@innosite.dk or as stated in the individual emails. Alternatively, you may delete your profile.

5. Handling of personal data

5.1 In connection with your signup as a user of the Homepage you will be asked for your email address. It is optional whether or not you provide us with additional personal data.

5.2 The personal data you give us will appear in your user profile, which is open to the public on the Homepage.

5.3 Furthermore, your suggested solutions in connection with the contest and your personal data will be passed on to the DAC partner which organise a given contest.

5.4 DAC will use your personal data to give you access to the Homepage's interactive facilities, to sign up for contests and to send you emails as stated above. We also transfer your personal data to an external hosting supplier in connection with normal operation of the Homepage.

5.5 You are entitled to access the information about you which is processed by DAC. You also have the right to raise an objection to the collection and handling of your personal data. In addition to this, you also have the right to have your personal data corrected if necessary. You can contact us at the following email address: contact@innosite.dk.

6. Interactive facilities on the Homepage

6.1 The Homepage offers comment functions and other interactive facilities by means of which you can share your comments with other users or visitors on the Homepage. Any message that you send online via the Homepage will be accessible to everyone, and DAC assumes no responsibility and no liability in this respect. Furthermore, DAC reserves the right to remove comments from the Homepage if they are considered offensive or insulting.

7. Links to other websites

7.1 The Homepage may contain links to other websites. DAC is in no way responsible for the content of other websites or for their practice in connection with the collection of personal data on such websites. In connection with visiting other websites, please read the owner's policy regarding the protection of personal data and other relevant policies.

8. Cookies

8.1 DAC uses cookies on the Homepage. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard disk. DAC uses cookies in order to optimise the Homepage and the services accessible on it. The cookie enables us to register the date and time of the visit and your patterns of movement on the Homepage. A cookie also facilitates the registration of your IP-address, browser type, version and language setting. None of this information can lead to a positive identification of a specific user and it is collected exclusively for the purpose of evaluating and improving the service. The use of cookies is synonymous with allowing you more efficient, simply use of the Homepage.

8.2 You can set your browser to inform you when you receive a cookie, allowing you to decide whether or not to accept it. Alternatively, you may decide to disable the function. If you do decide to disable the cookie function you should be aware that you may not be able to access or use all the services available on the Homepage.

8.3 Cookies do not contain personal data, such as your email address, your name or other personal data. DAC does not process information about user behavior collected by cookies in such a way as to connect user behavior with you as a person specifically.

9. Security

9.1 DAC has implemented security measures to ensure that the Homepage complies with customary security standards. DAC thus endeavours to protect the quality and integrity of your personal data in the best possible way.

9.2 In connection with signing up as a user of the Homepage you will be asked, among other things, to choose a password which you must use to access your user profile. You must keep your password confidential, which means that you must not disclose it to others. If you suspect that your password has become known by others you must change it immediately. If you suspect that your profile has been used by others without your authorisation, you must immediately inform DAC, which reserves the right to close your user profile.

10. Liability

10.1 DAC is not liable for failure to receive your suggested solution as a result of problems related to technical conditions or congestion of the Internet or the Homepage, or any loss, or damages that you may incur as a result of technical problems or other conditions, including delays in the distribution of prizes.

10.2 DAC is entitled to change, annul, close, suspend or extend contests without incurring any liability.

10.3 DAC reserves the right to delete user profiles and to exclude users who disturb, or commit unlawful acts on, the Homepage.

10.4 DAC is not liable in the event that your suggested solution is being partially or wholly used, exploited, copied, passed on, etc. by others than DAC (apart from the license grant provided herein) without your consent.

11. Changes to the user terms and conditions

11.1 DAC is entitled to revise these user terms and conditions at any time. DAC reserves the right, at its own discretion and without notice, to remove information from the Homepage, as well as to close the Homepage, also while contests are in progress.

12. Applicable law and venue

12.1 All aspects and any disputes arising in connection with use of the Homepage are governed by Danish law, excluding the application of any international conflict of laws rules.

12.2 Any dispute resulting from the use of the Homepage must be settled by the Danish courts.

13. Ineligibility

13.1 Jurors may not contribute with solutions in competitions in which they participate in the jury. Likewise, the jurors' close family members or familial relationships, employees or co-workers cannot contribute with solutions in competitions where the jurors participate in the jury.