The AD Stretch Program, as described on this website (the “Program”), is sponsored by Avery Dennison Corporation, with offices located at 207 Goode Ave., Glendale, CA 91203, United States of America (the “Sponsor”). Participation in the Program shall be governed by and subject to the rules, requirements and terms set forth in these terms and conditions and in other related documentation, including the Annex attached hereto and the application form, found on this website (the “Site”) (collectively, the “Terms and Conditions”). Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, the Program is open to all entrepreneurs (individually, “You” or “Your” or “Participant,” collectively, the “Participants”), of legal age, whether natural or legal persons, and of any nationality. For the avoidance of doubt, individual consumers are not accepted as Participants, You must enter in a professional or business capacity. There are no territorial limitations to participation in the Program, and any U.S. or foreign startup, anywhere in the world, may participate, subject to the eligibility terms set forth below. By entering and participating in the Program, You hereby agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and represent that (i) You satisfy all of the eligibility requirements as set forth below, and (ii) all data and information submitted to the Program is Your own and is true, correct and accurate. You acknowledge and agree that any failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions will entitle Sponsor to immediately suspend or terminate Your participation in the Program.
To be eligible to enter the Program, You must: • Be at least 18 years old at the time of entry (and the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which You reside, if older); and • Not reside in a country whose laws or regulations prohibit, for any reason, participation in this Program or any programs of the nature of this Program.
Entry and Program Selection Process:
Entry to the Program shall be by means of the submission of an application form, found on the Site. No other means of entry will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 23:59 GMT, on Sunday, March 20, 2022. Applications submitted after this time will not be considered. Throughout the Program, Sponsor, at its sole option and discretion, shall make all decisions regarding the conduct of the Program including the selection process. Selection to the subsequent phases of the Program will be made subject to certain criteria such as eligibility, company profile, skill-set, ideas etc. with no element of chance involved. Sponsor’s decision regarding any aspect of the Program will be final and binding, and Sponsor will be under no obligation to provide any reasons for said decisions, including decisions regarding which Participants will or will not advance to subsequent phases of the Program or which Participants may be selected to pursue a joint development project with Sponsor.
Intellectual Property and Warranties:
You represent and warrant that: (i) You have the full authority to participate in the Program and Your participation in the Program will not violate any applicable laws or regulations or the rights of any third parties; (ii) You have full and exclusive ownership of all rights in and to all Submissions (as such term is defined below) that You submit or otherwise provide to Sponsor in connection with the Program, and that all such Submissions are of Your original development; and (iii) to the best of Your Knowledge, no such Submissions infringe on any intellectual property right or any other rights that any third party may hold anywhere in the world.
Use of Submissions:
By entering the Program, You hereby grant Sponsor an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid-up, transferable, sub-licensable and non-exclusive license for promotional and marketing purposes, to use, display, modify, distribute and otherwise commercially exploit (regardless of the manner of exploitation and whether this is done through media known now or invented in the future), at Sponsor’s sole option and discretion, any and all non-confidential application information, submitted by You (collectively, “Submissions”). You agree not to exercise (and shall secure the waiver of) all moral rights with respect to the Submissions.
Privacy and Data Protection:
Sponsor will be collecting certain personal information and other data from Participants. Sponsor’s collection and handling of all such personal information and data will be subject to the provisions set forth in Sponsor’s Privacy Notice, a copy of which is available on the Site.
Liability and Indemnification:
Sponsor will bear no responsibility or liability if the Program cannot take place. Additionally, if for any reason, and at any stage, the Program cannot be conducted as planned, Sponsor may, at its sole option and discretion, cancel, modify, or suspend any part of the Program. Some of the reasons the Program may not be conducted as planned include, but are not limited to, any circumstances which, in Sponsor’s sole determination, impact the administration, security, fairness, integrity, purpose, or proper conduct of the Program.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATES, DIVISIONS, SUBSIDIARIES, RESELLERS, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PAST AND PRESENT OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, INTERNS, CONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY “RELEASED PARTIES”) WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND WILL BE RELEASED AND HELD HARMLESS BY YOU FOR, ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION OF ANY KIND OR NATURE FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY, LOST BUSINESS, OR LOST PROFITS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY GROSS NEGLIGENCE, INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT OR CRIMINAL ACTS, FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER SPECIFIC KINDS OF DAMAGES, OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, IN WHICH CASE, ANY SUCH LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION SHALL APPLY ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE LAW IN THE RELEVANT JURISDICTION.
In addition, Sponsor and its affiliates are not responsible for any lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections; miscommunication; failed phone or computer hardware, software, telephone transmissions, or technical failures; garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, or electronic, including without limitation the incorrect, inaccurate or missing capture of any information You submit online; or for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, destroyed, delayed, stolen, misdirected, or illegible application forms. You agree to indemnify and hold Sponsor and its affiliates, employees, interns, directors and officers harmless from, and will settle or defend, (i) any claim against them alleging that Your Submission violates any applicable law, or violates a third party’s intellectual property rights or breaches any third party contractual obligations, and (ii) any claim arising from or as a result of Your failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions (including any representations or warranties set forth herein). Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or in any way limit Sponsor’s liability for: death or personal injury caused by its negligence; or fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
You represent and warrant that any information, documentation or materials that You provide to Sponsor comply with all applicable export control and economic sanctions laws and regulations of the United States of America and the jurisdiction in which You reside when You submitted the same to Sponsor.
The Program is not open to any individuals or entities restricted by U.S. export control laws or economic sanctions and/or by any other applicable export control laws.
Sponsor reserves the right to modify and amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time during the Program, including for clarification purposes. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions. Failure or delay by Sponsor to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver. These Terms and Conditions, and participation in and the conduct of the Program, will be governed, controlled, interpreted and defined by and under the laws of the State of California and the United States of America, without regard to the conflicts of laws provisions thereof, provided however, that mandatory local law provisions, outside of the State of California and the United States of America provisions, as per the stated governing law, may still apply and be relied upon by Participants. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action with respect to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions shall be the state courts of the State of California or the United States District Court for the county of Los Angeles, California; and each of the parties hereto submits itself to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts for the purpose of any such action. AD STRETCH, AVERY DENNISON, and the triangle logo are the trademarks of Avery Dennison Corporation. Highline Beta and logo are the trademarks of Highline Beta Inc.
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