Copyright and right of use
The competitor owns the rights to the proposal. After revealing the winning proposal, the City of Stockholm has the right to use the winning proposal.
The City of Stockholm shall receive a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to freely use (eg, store, load, process, reflect, read, show, test, understand, reproduce and otherwise dispose of and use) the entry and the rights related thereto (including associated intellectual property rights) in their operations. Furthermore, the City of Stockholm will own the right to, either by themselves or in cooperation, freely adapt, adjust, modify, correct and in any way change the delivery/result, for free usage in the organization.
By participating in the competition you consent that the City of Stockholm may use the winning proposal for promotional activities and promotional material without further compensation or approval. The competitor owns the rights to his or her idea and winning the challenge is an opportunity – but not a guarantee – to get the idea implemented.
Note: the City of Stockholm may provide guidance for the winner in how to improve the proposal after the competition is over, based on the knowledge that has been gleaned during the evaluations of other submissions in the competition. It may be the case that the results in the competition create a base for future improvements. If the City of Stockholm wishes to use the proposal, either in full or in part, the City of Stockholm and the competitor should agree on terms about usage and ownership of the proposal.
Terms and conditions
All contestants must submit their entries based on the conditions set out by the City of Stockholm and Sqore (Student Competitions).
The contestants must provide truthful and accurate information when it comes to contact and personal information.
All the material sent in should be presented in either English or Swedish.
Contestants must ensure that all pictures, text and other material provided is produced and owned by the contestant. The contestant guarantees that none of the provided material (or material provided by others that the contestant is responsible for) infringes the rights of any third party, including:
- All methods, processes, techniques, know-how etc. that is used for such an achievement
- Any deliverables/results obtained within the framework of the contest, including associated intellectual property rights
When the competition is finished, the proposals and its content can be used at the discretion of the City of Stockholm.
Only proposals received before the deadline will be eligible to participate in the competition. We cannot take responsibility for lost, delayed or damaged entries. Proof that the proposal has been sent is not a proof that it has been received.
Proposals that haven’t been delivered according to these terms and all other rules and guidelines, or proposals that are incomplete or illegible (in accordance with the City of Stockholm’s opinion) will be excluded from the competition.