“Samsung Corporate Citizenship program – Solve for Tomorrow” Terms and Conditions
Program Organiser and promoters
- The program is organized by “Samsung Electronics Baltics” SIA, reg. number 40003963909, reg. address Duntes Street 6, Riga, LV-1013, Latvia (hereinafter – Organiser).
- The promoters of “Samsung Corporate Citizenship program – Solve for Tomorrow” (hereinafter – Program) are:
- Publicum, UAB, Reg No.: 125671759, VAT No: LT256717515, Address: Jogailos g. 4, LT-01116 Vilnius, Lithuania;
- Sabiedrība ar ierobežotu atbildību “KOMUNIKĀCIJAS AĢENTŪRA”, Reg. No.: 40003524607, VAT No.: LV40003524607, Address: Blaumaņa 5A-7, Riga, LV-1011, Latvia;
- Hamburg ja Partnerid OÜ, Reg No.: 11199312, VAT No.: EE101024862, Address: Roosikrantsi 2, 10119 Tallinn, Estonia (hereinafter – Promoters).
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- This Program is intended for students from Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, that are attending 9th-12th grades at the day of the submission of their entry application. The Participants may only enter the Program in teams consisting of 3-5 people.
- The Program is divided into three phases with a selection process starting from second phase, so that only those participants who pass a phase can participate in a subsequent phase.
- No purchase is necessary to enter the Program.
- By entering into this Program, the Participant agrees to be bound by these Terms and any information published by the Promoter about the Program (at www.solvefortomorrowbaltics.com) or set out elsewhere in the application process.
- Each Participant (team) needs to be accompanied by a representing teacher. Each Applicant may only be a member of one Participant (the team that has made an Entry).
- Participants must create their own work, and not copy text, images, audio, or video recordings from third parties.
- Participants that have applied for the Program must be available to attend workshops, masterclasses, mentoring sessions and the final pitch event as directed by the Promoters, in order to be eligible to win in the Program.
- Each Applicant will act in good faith, reasonably cooperate with any requests from Organiser in a timely manner and not act in a manner that may adversely affect the Organiser’s reputation, or adversely affect the health, safety, or wellbeing of Organiser’s staff or that of any other Applicant.
Duration and territory
- The Program takes place in the territory of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
- The Program will take place from September 2023 to January 2024, in accordance with the events indicated in the timetable below (hereinafter – Timetable):
|Phase One – Submitting applications
|11.09.2022. – 05.10.2023.
|Application submission deadline
|Phase One – Learning stage, development of ideas
|09.10.2023. – 27.10.2023.
|Final submission of ideas
|Local Jury evaluates ideas and makes decision about TOP5 for Baltics final
|06.11.2023. – 17.11.2023.
|Final participants announced
|Phase Two: TOP projects developing phase / mentoring and coaching for TOP teams
|Phase Three – final event. Jury evaluation and the announcement of the Program winners.
|December 2023, exact final event date will be determined later
|Idea implementation phase
- Exact dates for the workshops in Phase One – Learning stage (if these will be organised as part of Phase One – Learning stage) and the final event will be confirmed later, and whilst the Promoter will work with Participants to secure convenient dates, attendance on the agreed dates will be mandatory in order to progress with the Program.
- The Organiser reserves the right to amend the Timetable, the duration and exact dates of this Program.
Program Phase One – application and learning
- Applicants must submit their Program application on solvefortomorrowbaltics.com from 11 September 2023 until 23:59 (GMT+2) of 5 October 2023, by joining together in teams of 3-5 people from 9th-12th grade.
- Program application must consist of the fully completed (filled) online application form available in the site mentioned in Clause 15.
- Program application allows every Applicant to participate in Phase One: Learning stage, development of ideas and participate in design thinking masterclasses or receive design thinking materials for developing ideas individually (hereinafter – Phase One).
- After Phase One, the Applicants that have joined together in a team to form a unified Participant must submit an Entry on solvefortomorrowbaltics.com by 23:59 (GMT+2) on 2 November 2023. The teams made by the Applicants will hereinafter be referred to as the Participants.
- The Entry must consist of:
- Fully completed online application form, with detailed answers to all questions;
- Project visual presentation, showing the design of the Developed Idea in a PDF, PPT, or any other form by the choice of Participants. This must be added to the application form as a downloadable link, non-expiring (for example using Google Drive or DropBox), or by any other means, as stated in the application form,
- an Idea – suggestion regarding a solution related to technologies addressing the Program Brief: How technologies can help improve student happiness and well-being at school?
- Each Participant may only submit one Idea.
- The criteria that will be taken into account when determining the winning Entries in Phase One include the following:
- Technology – Is the Idea one that could use technology?
- Creativity – Does the Idea display originality of thought?
- Feasibility – How feasible is the Idea with current technology and resources?
- Social impact – What societal challenge is the team addressing, how has the team considered the needs of the intended target audience and the potential of the idea to reach and benefit your target audience.
- Implementation – How has the team demonstrated the feasibility of implementing their idea? Have they considered timeframe, potentially involved parties and cost estimates?
- Each valid submission will be reviewed and judged by a panel of judges comprised of employees or agents of the Organiser and independent judges. The full name of the independent judge(s) shall be made available on the official webpage of the Program.
- The panel of local judges shall review the Entries to determine 5 (five) Entries from each country – Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia (in a total of 15), which, in the panel of judges’ view, best meet the winning criteria. The panel of judges’ decision is final.
- The Participants, whose Entries have met the requirements and got the highest scores locally after the consideration of the winning criteria mentioned in Clause 21, will be notified by e-mail and will be entitled to proceed to second phase of the Program.
Phase Two – Coaching
- All Participants who were successful and got notified in accordance with Clause 24 can participate in TOP projects developing phase / mentoring and coaching for TOP teams (hereinafter – Phase Two).
- For participating in Phase Two, Participants must submit signed approval from school management, that, in case of victory in this Program, school management accepts Idea implementation at exact school.
- In case of refusal from school management to allow the implementation of winning Idea, Participant must withdraw from the contest and next best scoring team (Participant) will be invited to Phase Two.
- In Phase Two, Participants must further develop their Idea into a more complex concept based on coaching, organized by Organisers and Promoters.
- Participants must submit their Developed Idea 5 (five) days before the final event.
Phase Three – Finals
- Only those fifteen Participants, who were successful and got notified in accordance with Clause 24 and received signed approval from school management, that, in case of victory in this Program, school management accepts Idea implementation at exact school, can participate in the final phase of the Program (hereinafter – Phase Three).
- Participants present their final Developed Idea during the final event of the Phase Three in English.
- Each Developed Idea, supplemented by its presentation will be assessed by a panel of international judges, comprising of employees or agents of the Organiser, alongside with independent judges.
- Winners are announced at the final event of Phase Three based on the evaluations of the judges.
- The winning Participants Ideas will be determined by taking into consideration the following criteria:
- best use of technology (app, product, or service) to address the main Program Theme;
- quality of detail and clarity within the final plan as showcased at the pitch event;
- creativity and originality of the Developed Idea;
- feasibility of the solution with current technology, resources, laws, and regulations considered;
- potential for the Developed Idea to beneficially impact school environment and/or student well-being, happiness at school;
- potential to reach its intended target audience.
- Each criteria will be evaluated by the jury on a scale of 1-10. This means, that Participants can score a maximum of 60 points by the jury. The highest scoring Participant will be considered the winner of this Program. The panel of judges’ decision is final.
Implementing the winning idea
- The prize fund of the Program must be used for the implementation of the winning Participants Developed Idea in their school. Due to this, the monetary award mentioned in Clause 38 will be transferred to their school for making the necessary investments for Developed Idea implementation.
- If the prize fund is not sufficient for Developed Idea implementation, the school and the Organizer will look for ways to implement the Developed Idea in a smaller scope together with the winning Participant.
- The Third Phases final highest-scoring Participant will receive a prize that consists of EUR 5000 monetary award for Developed Idea implementation at their school.
- The Third Phases final highest-scoring Participant will also receive a prize – “Samsung” gift voucher, worth of EUR 5000 – for the purchase of selected Organisers devices.
- The Third Phases final second highest-scoring Participant will receive a prize – “Samsung” gift voucher, worth of EUR 3000 – for the purchase of selected Organisers devices.
- The Third Phases final third highest-scoring Participant will receive a prize – “Samsung” gift voucher, worth of EUR 2 000 – for the purchase of selected Organisers devices.
- All finalists, with the exclusion of main prize winners mentioned in Clause 38 – 42, will receive incentive awards. Organizers can introduce additional special prizes outside the main prize fund.
- All prizes issued as a result of this Program are subject to taxes in compliance with each country’s legislation.
- The Organiser undertakes to pay all taxes applicable to the prizes issued in accordance with these Terms, in favour of the winning Participants.
Use of Submissions
- The Promoters may publish any of the Submissions received in connection with this Program on any of its websites or any social networking websites at any time and for any reason, without remuneration and a separate agreement.
- By participating in the Program, the Participants agree that the Submissions may be used in a variety of ways, reproduced, edited, and published on the Organisers Lithuanian, Estonian, or Latvian Facebook accounts and on the Organisers websites in Estonia, Lithuania or Latvia. The Participants also confirm that they have the rights and the authority to enter the Program in accordance with the Terms, and that the Organiser will not be required to pay any royalties, fees, licenses, or other fees for the intellectual property rights to the Participants or any third party. For the avoidance of doubt, the Organiser shall be entitled to use the Ideas, Submissions and any other material provided by the Participants in this Program or parts of it thereof at its sole discretion, without any territorial or time limitation and in accordance with the Organizer’s objectives, including (a) reproducing, duplicating the Ideas, Submissions and any other material provided by the Participants for any purpose; (b) making corrections and additions to the Ideas, Submissions and any other material provided by the Participants; (c) distributing copies of the Ideas, Submissions and any other material provided by the Participants anywhere in the world; (d) publicly displaying the Ideas, Submissions and any other material provided by the Participants; (e) broadcasting or communicating the Ideas, Submissions and any other material provided by the Participants to the public, including via computer networks (digital content, web sites, etc.)
- Each Participant confirms that they are the persons who created the Ideas and the application forms are submitted in accordance with the Terms of this Program. The Participants shall indemnify the Promoters and the Organiser and hold then harmless from any losses, damages, liabilities, obligations, claims, actions, and demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal fees, arising directly or indirectly from any breach of the Terms of this Clause and other Terms of this Program.
- Each Participant agrees that the Organiser, the Promoters and their affiliated companies are entitled to report about the Program, including reporting about the Participants and their Ideas, Submissions and any other material provided by the Participants, including for marketing purposes.
Personal data – right to use names, images, and videos
- Organiser shall only use the Applicants personal data to operate and administer the Program (including contacting the Applicants and Participants about the Program and any award activities), and the below purposes.
- Each Applicant that reaches Phase Two of this Program acknowledges that the Organiser and the Promoters and their affiliated companies may use their name, location, and age in publicity and marketing relating to the Program.
- Each Applicant that reaches Phase Two of this Program acknowledges that the Organiser, the Promoters and their affiliated companies may use their personal data, such as photographs and videos in publicity and marketing relating to the Program.
- Each Applicant that reaches Phase Two of this Program acknowledges that the Organiser, the Promoters and their affiliated companies may take and use photographs and videos at the events in publicity and marketing relating to the Program.
- Personal data of the Applicants and the Participants is processed on the following legal basis: point (a) of Article 6(1) (consent) of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter – GDPR); point (c) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR (compliance with legal obligation); point (f) of the Article 6(1) of the GDPR (the Organiser’s legitimate interest to promote the Samsung brand and products).
- Where personal data of the Applicants is processed on the basis of their consent, they are entitled to withdraw their consent at any time. It will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
- Where an Applicant is a minor or an adult with limited legal capacity, Organiser and the Promoters reserve the right to require their legal guardian to sign a declaration on behalf of the relevant Applicant, therefore confirming acceptance of these Terms.
- The Promoter and the Organiser shall not be liable for any interruptions in the Program due to force majeure, international and national sanctions or other factors beyond their control.
- The Promoters and the Organiser reserve the right, acting reasonably and in accordance with all relevant legislation and codes of practice, to make changes in the Terms of this Program. The Promoters and the Organiser reserve the right to change the dates set out in the Program Timetable.
- Any changes in Program Timetable will be published in the Program website mentioned in Clause 15. The Applicants will also be informed privately in their e-mails if the changes in Program Timetable may significantly affect the Applicants.
- The Promoter and the Organiser reserve the right to:
- exclude from scoring or remove an Applicant or a Participant from the Program for any violation of these Terms;
- exclude an Applicant or Participant if they do not react within the time limit defined in a notification from the Promoter, and appoint a replacement;
- extend the submission deadlines mentioned in these Terms, or require a response by a set deadline, where technical or other problems occur in respect of submission;
- modify the Terms at any time and without the consent of the Applicants. The Applicants and the Participants will be informed in an appropriate manner of any modifications to the Terms.
- remove Applicants and Participants from the Program without compensation.
- Each valid Entry will be assessed and scored by the judges in each phase of the Program and the decision of the judges will be final. Under no circumstances shall the selection be made in the sense of a lottery, based on chance or luck. If the judges acting reasonably believe that all of the Entries are of an insufficient quality to be awarded the prizes then the judges reserve the right to cancel the Program and withhold the prizes, by publishing their decision on the Program website mentioned in Clause 15 and informing the Applicants privately in their e-mails.
- The Promoters and the Organiser will not be responsible or liable for: (a) any failure to receive Entries due to transmission failures and other conditions beyond its reasonable control; (b) any late, lost, misrouted, or damaged transmissions or Entries; (c) any computer or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (d) any disruptions, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of the Promoters or the Organiser; or (e) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Program.
- By entering the Program, the Applicants agree to release the Promoter from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Program or with the acceptance, possession, attendance at or use of any prize (except death or personal injury caused by the Promoters or the Organisers negligence, for fraud, or otherwise as prohibited by law).
- The Promoter and the Organiser accepts no liability for any consequences, whether direct or indirect, that may arise from participation in the Program, reliance on any statements about the Program, or its suspension or withdrawal.
- The Program and these Terms are governed by the law of the Republic of Latvia. Any disputes that arise in connection with this Program shall be settled in the courts of the Republic of Latvia.
- If the Participants have any questions or complaints about the Program, they are entitled to submit them by 31st of May 2024 by calling, or contacting them by e-mail:
- email@example.com, +371 26115960 (Latvia);
- firstname.lastname@example.org, +370 671 68022 (Lithuania);
- email@example.com, +372 529 7572 (Estonia).