Code of Conduct, Terms & Conditions


UB Hackathon 2020


UB Hackathon is committed to diversity, equity and inclusivity. We believe that every single person has the right to hack in a safe and welcoming environment that fosters open dialogue and the free expression of ideas, free of harassment, discrimination, and hostile conduct. We recognize a shared responsibility to create and maintain that environment for the benefit of all.

Harassment includes but is not limited to offensive verbal or written comments related to gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

If what you’re doing is making someone feel uncomfortable, that counts as harassment and is enough reason to stop doing it. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. Sponsors, judges, mentors, volunteers, organizers, UB Hackathon staff and anyone else at the event are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, attendees should not use sexualised images, activities, or other material both in their hacks and during the event. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualised clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualised environment. If a participant engages in harassing behavior, UB Hackathon may take any action UBH deems appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event with no eligibility for reimbursement or refund of any type. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of hackathon staff immediately. Hackathon staff will be happy to help participants contact any local security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the hackathon. We value your attendance.

UB Hackathon 2020 Leadership reserves the right to revoke any enrollments for any reason. Without limiting the foregoing, UB Hackathon 2020 Leadership reserves the right to remove you from the Event without refund if UB Hackathon 2020 Leadership determines in its sole discretion that you are: (i) violating the spirit or intention of the Event; (ii) are acting in a manner that interferes with the enjoyment of others attending the Event; and/or (iii) you are found breaking, or to have broken, any applicable law.

Be respectful.



Participant understands that the Hackathon may be photographed, videotaped, recorded, etc. and hereby grants UB Hackathon the right to use or refrain from using Participant’s name and/or likeness. You hereby agree to permit UB Hackathon to record your attendance at the Event. UB Hackathon shall have the right to record, film and photograph your attendance at the Conference, Hackathon, Workshops or Tech Expo and to distribute, broadcast or otherwise disseminate your attendance, for commercial purposes or otherwise, in whole or in part, throughout the world, in perpetuity, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed. The rights granted herein also include, but are not limited to, the right to promote UB Hackathon, UB and its Organizations and to use the same either alone or together with supporting information, such as your name, voice, photograph, likeness, biographical data, and submitted information. You agree that UB Hackathon may designate or sublicense others, e.g., distributors or broadcasters, to distribute the any such recordings and that these designees will have the same rights you have granted to UB Hackathon hereunder.


UB Hackathon does not claim any license or any intellectual property rights in Participant’s submission, except for the limited license to review the submission as part of Hackathon judging and awarding of prizes. We encourage participants to open source their projects to both share their hacks with the greater community and promote innovation in this space.

By submitting a Hackathon entry for judging or accepting any prize, you represent and warrant the following: (a) you will not submit content that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the content and to grant UB Hackathon all of the rights granted herein;


UB Hackathon is open to students only and we welcome all the current students. So please make sure to bring your college ID that has your photo on it. We expect participants to form teams at our team formation event during the Hackathon and all projects should be initiated and completed during the hackathon itself.


Contest prizes are non-transferable by the winner. If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting such prize.

UB Hackathon 2020 Leadership reserves the right to revise, make exceptions to, or otherwise change this Agreement at any time in whole or in part. with or without notice. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

Cancellation and Refunds

You can cancel your ticket up to 72 hours before the date and time of the event for a full refund.

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