Terms and Conditions

AALTOES CODE OF CONDUCT

All Aaltoes events are free from all intimidating and disrespectful behaviour. When attending Aaltoes events, every attendee agrees to respect everyone regardless of their appearance, gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or other similar aspects. Behaviour we don't tolerate is for example (but not limited to): 1) Verbal, disrespectful comments towards any attendee or organiser; 2) Intimidating behaviour or violence towards any attendee or organiser; 3) Inappropriate physical contact towards any attendee or organiser. By attending events organised by Aaltoes, you agree to obey these rules. In case the code of conduct is being violated by an attendee, Aaltoes has the right to remove this person from the event immediately and deny their access to any upcoming events. 

GENERAL TERMS

Showdown Morrow, among other Aaltoes events, is organized by Aalto Entrepreneurship Society ry (Finnish business ID 2291638-6), a Finnish non-profit society whose main purpose is to promote entrepreneurship and help early-stage startup entrepreneurs. Hereafter Aalto Entrepreneurship Society ry will be referred to as “Aaltoes". 

This document sets the terms and conditions between Aaltoes and you when you purchase a ticket to yourself or to some other individual, sign a partner agreement, use any of our platforms or attend the events or programs organized by Aaltoes. By purchasing a ticket or registering for an event or program organized by Aaltoes, You are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions. You should read this document carefully. Aaltoes reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. You can find the updated version always on aaltoes.com website. 

EVENT CANCELLATION, POSTPONEMENT & SUBSTITUTION 

Aaltoes is not responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of substitution, alteration, cancellation or postponement of an event or program that it organizes. 

In the event of an unexpected incident independent of Aaltoes, Aaltoes reserves the right to make changes to the date and time for all parts of the event at least one week prior to the event's/ program's starting date. In the case of rescheduling of an event or a program, the participant's ticket may be returned by a deadline determined by Aaltoes; however, preferably immediately after the announcement of the new event date/program's starting date. After the deadline has expired, Aaltoes will not receive any claims for reimbursement. 

Aaltoes reserves the right to make changes to the events / programs at a date less than one week before the event /program's starting date if there is a justified reason such as an unexpected problem with the location or a speaker is prevented from participating. Please note that while speakers and topics are confirmed at the time of publishing, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, Aaltoes reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary without any liability to you whatsoever. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible.  

LIABILITY 

Aaltoes will not be liable for any loss, injury or damage to any person or property howsoever caused before, after or during the events or conferences. Aaltoes is not responsible for any tickets that are lost or stolen. Each participant must make provision for his or her own insurance. You consent to film and sound recording as attendees at any event or program. Aaltoes reserves the right to refuse admission to any event or program for any behavior, which it deems unacceptable, or for breach of these terms and conditions or Aaltoes Code of Conduct. 

DATA COLLECTION

At Aaltoes, we are committed to ensure the appropriate handling and protection of your personal data and privacy in accordance with EU's General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR). You agree that Aaltoes may collect, use, amend, store, destroy and/or disclose your personal data, as provided in this form, or (if applicable) obtained by our organisation as a result of your participation, to register you to our events / programs, to organise our events / programs, to provide you with information on our future events/programs, and to develop our events/programs and our other operations. In some cases, we may ask your consent to some other type of processing. In such case, we will inform you of the respective purposes of processing when requesting the consent and such processing is conducted only subject to the receipt of appropriate consent. We process personal data only on the basis of the commercial agreement between you and us (GDPR Art. 6.1(b)), our legitimate interests that arise when you register for an event/a program organised by us (GDPR Art. 6.1(f)), and to comply with the legal obligations applicable to us (GDPR art. 6(c)), such as accounting and consumer protection. 

We may disclose personal data to our cooperation partners to organise our events/programs and to promote cooperation that enables the events/programs, in which case such disclosures may also be based on the legitimate interest of our cooperation partners. We guarantee that your right to privacy is not endangered by such disclosures. Your data may be disclosed to authorities if required by applicable law.

SAFE SPACE POLICY

Showdown Morrow is intended for all students who are interested in building a sustainable future. We encourage everyone who wants to join us in working towards a more sustainable future together. Our event and our philosophy is built upon the idea that without diversity and different perspectives, there will be no innovation. Therefore, a safe and accepting environment is very important to us, and we expect all who participate in the event to accept our policy and to act accordingly. 

We want to be able to guarantee that all participants at Showdown Morrow feel safe and included. We do not accept discrimination based on gender or gender identity, age, origin or nationality, language, religion, conviction, health condition, disability, family circumstances or sexual orientation. Neither do we accept inappropriate or disrespectful treatment in general or based on other grounds. 

In case of discrimination, we will immediately intervene according to our ability and to our plan of action. A participant who is not acting according to our policy, will have to leave the event. It is everyone's responsibility to prevent discrimination and maintain a safe environment. That's why we expect you to be aware of the fact that your words and actions affect other people's wellbeing and safety. You should respect other's mental integrity and right to be heard. You should also respect other's physical integrity and never inappropriately approach or touch anyone without consent. 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

All Submissions and other work performed at the Event remain the intellectual property of the individuals or entities that have developed them. Showdown Morrow makes no claim to any intellectual property developed during the course of the Event, except as otherwise provided herein. However, Participant hereby grants Showdown Morrow and its business partners a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable and non-exclusive license to use information relating to the Submission provided by you on the submission platform for promotional and marketing purposes of Junction and its business partners. You understand that you will not receive any royalty or compensation for this use of your Submission by Showdown Morrow.

By participating in the Event, you acknowledge that the Event will be recorded for reference and similar use, and therefore you grant Showdown Morrow a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable and non-exclusive license to display your work performed at the Event for promotional and marketing purposes of Showdown Morrow, for example in blog posts, online videos or case descriptions. You understand that you will not receive any royalty or compensation for this use of your work by Showdown Morrow.

Showdown Morrow owns and retains all intellectual property rights in the Showdown Morrow Sites. Nothing in this Agreement shall constitute a transfer of any intellectual property rights or other rights of Showdown Morrow to you.