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Terms & Conditions
All contents and comments to other discussions have to be provided in English to ensure an efficient communication between all Participants participating in Cities Changing Diabetes Action Phase Challenge (hereinafter referred to as “Challenge”) on citieschangingdiabetes.nos.co (hereinafter referred to as “platform” or “Platform”).
All the Platform content is of non-confidential nature and open to all points of view on intended health-related topics. However, Novo Nordisk Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Novo Nordisk”) reserves the right to remove any post or reply that includes derogatory, abusive, offensive, obscene, violent, inappropriate or inaccurate content of any kind.
Participants shall interact with other Participants respectfully, as the Participants would do in any professional setting. Hate speech, discriminatory remarks, intimidating behavior or posts, or any abuse of the platform may also constitute grounds for participant’s immediate removal from the challenge. All decisions pertaining to participants and ideas admitted or selected for any stage of the Challenge including the selection of winners are final.
While all efforts are undertaken to prevent this, Novo Nordisk cannot fully rule out unplanned downtime of any online of offline service for or connected to the Cities Changing Diabetes - Action Phase Challenge.
Acceptance of these Terms & Conditions are prerequisite for participating in the Cities Changing Diabetes - Action Phase Challenge.
II. Data Privacy
When participating in the Challenge, the Participant has to provide Novo Nordisk with certain personal data with confidentiality. The personal information will be used only for the purpose of conducting the Challenge as described in these terms and possible invitations to events by Cities Changing Diabetes.
The personal information Novo Nordisk may be collecting when using the Platform includes Participant’s first name, last name, and email address.
By using the Platform, the Participant gives his/her consent to Novo Nordisk and its service provider for the hosting of the platform to hold and use his/her personal data.
The Participant also agrees by using the Platform that his/her contributions are made available to the public through the Platform with his/her name and/or username.
In case the Participant wants his/her personal data to be modified or deleted or wants to obtain information about the type of his/her personal data stored at Novo Nordisk please contact the contact person who is indicated:
Novo Nordisk Inc.
Attn: Karin Gillespie
800 Scudders Mill Road
Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536
Tel: (609) 987-5872
Novo Nordisk will ensure appropriate technical and organizational security measures for the Platform. However, Novo Nordisk cannot guarantee that the Participant’s personal data are viewed by other parties accessing the Platform.
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If you create an account with us, cookies will be used for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted upon logout. However, in some cases, cookies may remain afterwards with some of your site preferences. Cookies prevents users from logging in when visiting a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that only registered users can access restricted features and areas when logged in. When a Participant submits data to through a form, such idea forms or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember for future correspondence.
III. Intellectual Property Rights
The Participant ensures to the best of his/her knowledge that the submitted ideas, materials and information are neither of confidential nature nor unlawfully obtained by the Participant.
In exchange for use of the Platform, and to the extent that the Participant’s contributions through use of the Platform give rise to any intellectual property right interest, hereunder copyright, patent rights, design rights, etc., the Participant hereby grants Novo Nordisk a non-exclusive, cost-free, world-wide right to the content generated by the Participant for the duration of the Challenge.
Novo Nordisk can use Participant’s contributions in any way and for any purpose including to reproduce, modify, copy, adapt, perform, display, publish, broadcast, transmit, or communicate to the public by any means whether now known or unknown and distribute Participant’s contributions for the whole duration of the protection granted to intellectual property rights by applicable laws and international conventions. Furthermore, Novo Nordisk shall not be obliged to destroy or return the information provided by Participant on the Platform after completion of the Challenge.
Participant may continue to share and promote Participant’s work on Participant’s own website, online profiles, etc. during and after the challenge. Participant may not sell any items, whether physical or digital, related to the ideas submitted to the Platform during the Challenge.
Should Novo Nordisk choose to no longer consider Participant’s idea(s) for the Challenge, by way of refusing the submissions to the site, deleting or archiving submitted ideas, or denying Participant’s idea(s), Novo Nordisk will retain the non-exclusive right to display Participant’s idea(s) on the Platform and in promotional materials related to the Platform worldwide, and release back to the Participant any remaining rights that Participant assigned at the time of submitting the idea(s).
If Participant chooses to delete or remove his/her idea(s) from the Platform prior to approval from Novo Nordisk, all rights assigned to Novo Nordisk will remain assigned to Novo Nordisk.
The Participant bears his/her own expenses resulting from his/her participation in the Challenge. Novo Nordisk shall not be obliged to pay any compensation (of whatever nature) to the Participant in connection with the participation in the Challenge.
Unitech declines all liability whatsoever for loss or damage of any kind that you or any third parties may incur in connection with access to or use of the platform or parts thereof, or from links to third parties' websites. Anyone visiting the platform, using the information contained therein, or availing themselves of the offers featured therein does so at their own risk and responsibility.
Novo Nordisk also declines all liability for lost earnings, for Internet-related malfunctions of all kinds (e.g. suspension of operations, disruption of functions, viruses, pernicious components, terrorist acts, etc.), for misuse by third parties (hacking into data, copying, etc.) and for loss of programs or other data in your information systems. This applies even when the Platform might indicate the possibility of such damage.
V. Linked websites
Links on the platform may lead to third parties' websites which are outside the control of Novo Nordisk. Novo Nordisk cannot accept responsibility for the correctness, completeness or lawfulness of the content of these websites or of any links to further websites, nor for any offers, products or services contained therein. Users access the linked websites at their own risk.
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We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information on our site.
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. In addition, all personal information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
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It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking
Last Edited on 2018-03-05